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Alumni Monthly 

December 1995 

12 Under the Elms 

Medicine's balancing act . . . Bob Reichlev retires . . . 
waking up with Mary Carskadon . . . blacks and Jews 
come together . . . pillow talk . . . mv father the casket 
salesman . . . What Thev Said . . . and more. 

24 The View from Century's End 

hi his book on the Cold War, historian Abbott Gleason 
uncovers the many disguises of modern tyranny. Now 
that the Soviet Union has collapsed, he wonders, is 
totalitarianism dead? By Nonmiu Bouclier 

30 Now Read This! 

It's a quick trip from readers' hands to the recycling 
bin, but on the way student magazines dish out the 
meat and potatoes of campus thought. Bi/ Chnd Gaits 

36 Portrait: From Motown to Midtown 

Gordon Chambers '90 grew up listening to Gladys 
Knight singing "Ain't No Greater Lo\'e" and "Midnight 
Train to Georgia." Now she's singing a different tune - 
his. Bi/ Jennifer Sutton 


Here & Now- 


Carrying the Mail 






The Classes 






Cover: lUustrntion In/ Bria)i Floca '91. 

Volume 96, Number 4 


Ahiiiini Monthly 

December 1995 
Volume 96, No. 4 

Here No^at 


Anne Hinman Diffily '73 

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Norman Boucher 

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Assistant Editor 

Jennifer Sutton 

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James Reinbold '74 A.M. 


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Business Manager 

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Administrative Assistant 

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Board of Editors 


Ralph J. Begleiter '71 

Vice Chairman 

Cathleen M. McGuigan '71 

Tom Bodkin '75 

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Edward Marecki '65 

Martha K. Matzke '66 

John Monaghan '55 

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Former BAM editor 

Bob Reichley is now 

its official 

"guardian angel. " 

The guy who wrote 'Ward 35' 

While many students of my era home on holi- 
days rushed out in search of high-school 
buddies, I remember plopping on the couch with a 
stack of Brown Aluiniii Montlih/s. For a magazine maven 
like me, having my parents receive the BAM was one 
of the better perks of my college years. 

I vividly remember one feature article from my 
freshman year, a January 1970 piece written by then- 
Editor Robert A. Reichley. "Ward 35" was the story of 
two young alumni gravely wounded in Vietnam who 
ended up occupying adjacent beds in Walter Reed 
General Hospital. As undergraduates, Al Vaskas '67 
and Tom Coakley '68 had been different as night and 
day - Vaskas was into literature and theater; Coakley, 
a varsity defenseman, lived and breathed hockey. On 
Ward 35, the two "shared the unusual kind of humor," 
Reichley wrote, "known only to those who have laughed 

in the face of tragedy, and drew strength from what they discovered they had in 
common." What they had in common, besides Vietnam and a lot of pain, was Brown. 

As Reichley told it, the roommates teased each other late at night with memories 
of fried clams at Tweet's and spaghetti at Smith's. Even with his digestive system 
blown apart in a mortar attack, the emaciated Vaskas craved food. In turn, Coakley 
recounted for his new friend the simple pleasures of walking to Meehan Auditorium 
to suit up for hockey games. Ambushed in Vietnam, Coakley had lost a leg. 

It was a great piece of reporting, a moving tour de force for Reichley the award- 
winning writer and editor. He left the magazine a year later to become associate 
vice president for University relations. Today 1 have his old job at the BAM, and Bob 
is my boss - but only for a few more weeks. Recently Bob announced he will retire 
at the end of this month (see Under the Elms). 

My predecessor, retired editor Robert "Dusty" Rhodes, and 1 ne\'er forgot how 
lucky we were to work for the guy who'd written "Ward 35." Even when we bridled 
at Reichley's occasional suggestion that we'd missed a story or had iieedlessly stuck 
our necks out. Dusty and I trusted Bob to defend the BAM's editorial independence. 
Other university editors envied our reporting to a man who never required us to 
submit a list of upcoming stories, who saw each issue of the BAM for the first time 
when the finished product landed on his desk, and who kept Monday-morning 
quarterbacking to a minimum. 

Once, ten or so years ago, some of us jokingly cast a hypothetical movie featuring 
the staff of University relations. We chose Ed Asner in "Lou Grant" mode - crusty, 
media-smart, avuncular - to play Bob. A perfectionist and a workaholic. Bob can be 
gruff and demanding. But he pushes his employees no more than he pushes him- 
self, and always out of an urge to ensure that everyone, everywhere, has the oppor- 
tunity to see how terrific Brown is. 

At an October meeting of the BAM's board of editors, chairman Ralph Begleiter 
'71 read a witty tribute and moved to name Bob Reichley this magazine's "Hon- 
orary Guardian Angel." The motion passed unanimously, with mucii applause. 
Consider it your next assignment, boss. And thanks. -A.D. 

4 / DECEMBER 1995 

Carrying the Mail 

To our readers 

Letters are always welcome, and we fry to 
print all we receive. Preference 'will he given 
to tliose that address the content of the tnag- 
azine. Please limit letters to 200 words. We 
reserve the right to edit for style, clarity, and 
length. - Editor 

Let's have more God 

Editor: I'd like tii congratulate you for 
writing about students' attempts to fulfill 
the purpose of human life by finding God 
("To Struggle with God," September). 

At Brown, I engaged in my own 
search for God through Buddhist medi- 
tation, then TM (transcendental medi- 
tation), and finally, during a leave of 
absence, with the Hare Krishna devotees. 
The Hare Krishnas, often thought to be 
a cult, teach devotional service (bliakti) 
to God (Krishna), which has been prac- 
ticed in India for thousands of years. 
After six months in their temple in New 
York, I returned to Brown and completed 
my degree in computer science. In 1983 
I accepted spiritual initiation from 
Satsvarupa Dasa Goswami, the leading 
disciple of the movement's founder. 
Now I work with their Bhaktivedanta 
Institute, assisting in the research and 
promotion of books giving scientific 
arguments for the existence of the soul 
and God. As a result of mv de\'otional 
practices, I am convinced of the reality of 
God and am no longer subject to depres- 
sion or loneliness. 

In your article, I found Sultan Ander- 
son's Islamic devotion inspiring: "Every- 
thing you do is a way of worshiping 
Allah." Nicholas Lombardo's determi- 
nation to sacrifice family life to serve the 
greater family by leading them to God 
[as a Catholic priest] is glorious, as are 
his giving up frivolous sports and de- 

crying rampant hedonism. I wish him all 

Christopher Beetle '82 

(Krishna-kripa Das) 

Alachua, Fla. 

Let's have no God 

Editor. Linda Mahdesian's article under- 
scored the rich diversity of beliefs on the 
Brown campus. It is gratifying to know 
that Brown stucients do not make reli- 
gious commitments lightly. 

Conspicuous by their absence among 
those selected for interview, however, 
were any atheists or agnostics. According 
to some earlier sun'eys, almost one-third 
of the undergraduates (and two-thirds 
of the facultv) do not believe in God at 
all, making them a far larger group than 
any single religious denomination on 
campus. May we expect a follow-up 
article on those who have struggled with 
the concept of God - and won? 

Richard J. Goss 

The "writer is Robert P. Brown Professor of 
Biology (Emeritus). - Editor 

Let's have less rehgion 

Editor: As an atheist, secular humanist. 
Unitarian, and psychiatrist who could be 
comfortable with more "churches" but 
less religion, I know that social animals 
like us have an inborn need for safety 
and security even as we seek meaning 
and predictability. Thus, in part also 
because of a fear of death, America cur- 
rently has 1,763 "different" religions, 
most of which ha\'e discovered "The 
Truth." So I feel pity and concern for, as 
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fused, and easily-led souls who, perhaps 
like the famous (infamous) Chuck Col- 
son '53, are "Looking for God." I per- 
sonally heed and/or question the words 
of my guru above all gurus, Ivan Illich, 
a Jesuit priest. 

There can, of course, be beauty, 
inspiration, community, and humane 
support as one joins in fellowship. But I 
also note a longstanding history of dog- 
matic, divisive, repressive, coercive, 
acquisitive, guilt-provoking, delusional, 
racist, sexist, intolerant, condemnatory, 
and arrogant thinking combined with 
vicious wars based on theological differ- 
ences. Meanwhile, I also mention the 
obvious - that there's not one scintilla of 
empirical evidence supporting the idea 
that there exists any sort of higher 
power, Supreme Being, devil, mystery, 
final cause, or afterlife. 

Hoping beyond hope to be useful, 
and out of concern over raciical funda- 
mentalism, I urge all humanitarians to 
remember President John Adams, who 
once had the courage to say what I 
believe also: "This would be the best of 
all possible worlds if there were no reli- 
gion in it." 

Robert E. Kay, M.D. '^3 

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Where are the chaplains? 

Editor: I was appalled at the recent article, 
"To Struggle with God," not because so 
few students recognized their need, but 
for the lack of help from the supposedly 
Protestant chaplaincy. There is some 
evidence [in the article] that the Catholic 
chaplaincy and perhaps the Jewish 
chaplains are doing their jobs, but that is 
about it. 

Brown takes a great deal of pride in 
its academic achievements in this cen- 
tury, but when it lost its spiritual roots 
by abandoning the tradition of having a 
Baptist minister as president, it took a 
big step backward. Those men appreci- 
ated the importance of educating the 
spirit as well as the intellect. It is highly 
doubtful that any intellectual gain 
begins to compensate for the spiritual 
losses inflicted on the student body. 
This is painfully obvious to those of us 
who have come to know God despite 
the University's failure in this area. 

What really caused my heart to ache 
was the author's description of how 
she used to spend so much time writing 
arguments showing there is no God, and 
then cried herself to sleep because of 
the empty void she felt inside and the 
fact that the chaplains couldn't help her. 

I'm saddened by the Christian chap- 
la incv. Rebecca Wolfe may have learned 
about her Jewish heritage, but it is un- 
fortunate that the Christian chaplaincv 
could not show her Christ the Messiah 
and the living Torah. Bemiett Bullock 
certainly deserved more than an exposure 
to interfaith ciinners explaining to him 
the teachings of the world's religions. It 
is imfortunate that such a group as Inter- 
Varsity Christian Fellowship is not active 
at Brown to show these young people 
that the study of the scriptures can be 
both an intellectual and a spiritual expe- 
rience that can change their lives. 

George L. de Wolf '46 

Loudon, Tenn. 
Epigcopnl Chaplain David Ames replies: 
Mr. de Wolf has misinterpreted both 
Linda Mahdesian's article and the Brown 
chaplaincy. Linda didn't say the chap- 
lains couldn't help her. In fact, 1 remem- 
ber that she came to services on a regu- 
lar basis during her undergraduate days. 
Linda's testimony is about her struggle 
to find God in her life. Her vignettes of 
students from a variety of backgrounds 
are about their spiritual journeys. I do 
not think there is any justification for 
Mr. de Wolf's view that the entire reli- 
gious life at Brown is lacking and that 

the chaplains are not doing their jobs. 

Mr. de Wolf also says, "It is unfor- 
tunate that a group such as InterVarsity 
Christian Fellowship is not active at 
Brown." Well, it is. The BAM article 
even quotes Keith Cooper, a leader of 
the Brown chapter. 

During the last twenty years Brown 
has grown into a widely diverse and 
international university. Our task as 
chaplains is to make students aware of 
the variety of traditions here and, through 
constructive dialogue with those who 
share similar traditions and with those 
who are different, enable students to 
articulate and deepen their own faith 
commitments. Discussion, debate, chal- 
lenge, and pastoral support are all part 
of what it means to be a chaplain in 
today's multireligious campus setting. 
It is not our place to tell the Jew that she 
or he must convert to Christianity. It is 
our place to let God be God, and to ex- 
emplify in our own lives what it means 
to live justly, to love kindness, and to 
walk humbly with God. 

Let's keep looking 

Editor: While reading your well-written 
article, "To Struggle with God," 1 found 
myself drifting back to my own spiritual 
journey, which began at Brown. One 
day while walking on the Green during 
the second semester of my senior year, 
I recall this thought passing through my 
mind; "You've had a great education, 
perhaps the best in the world, and yet 
you've never read the Bible." As I recall, 
my mental response was, "Not now. 
Lord; I'm too busy." 

A year later, as a Marine officer sta- 
tioned in Okinawa, Japan, I had plenty of 
time on my hands and began to read 
the Bible. Over the next six years I read 
it regularly to determine if what it said 
was true. I finally decided it was true and 
became a Christian. I believe with all 
my heart that there is a God who loves 
all of us and desires that we all be recon- 
ciled to Him through his son, Jesus 

While I am pleased that the BAM 
devoted its September cover story to 
the subject of religion, I am troubled by 
one of the author's observations: "I had 
assumed there would be a tension be- 
tween the relativism of students' intellec- 
tual pursuits and the absolutism of their 
religious beliefs. Instead, they readily 
accept the belief buffet before them. . . ." 

Such a politically correct, relativistic 

6 / DECEMBER 1995 

view of God is not consistent with the 
scriptures of many religions. Tlie Bible, 
for example, is full of absolutes. While 
there /s truth that transcends the major 
religions - e.g., the Golden Rule - to be- 
lieve that the gods of all major religions 
coexist is really atheism; such a god 
does not and could not exist. We must 
be tolerant of everyone's right to believe 
as they choose, but we ought not to 
believe that everyone is right. 

I encourage the Brown community 
to pursue truth. If you're not willing to 
stake your life on what you believe, you 
need to keep "looking for God." 

Rick Stockwcll 'yg 

West Hartford, Conn. 

Let's ask how 

Editor: The article "To Struggle With God" 
describes some of the choices of mythol- 
ogy made by students. It would seem 
appropriate to add science to the discus- 
sion to encourage original thinking on 
the subject. The last decade has been 
exciting for biologists due to the explo- 
sive growth in the science of genetics 
and the study of the DNA molecule. An 
enormous amount has been learned 
about our past already. 

For starters I would suggest The Lan- 
guage of Genes by Steve Jones and Shad- 
ou's of Forgotten Ancestors by Carl Sagan 
and Arm Druyan. Both are very read- 
able. We note, however, biology does 
not answer Why questions, only How. 

Leo R. Kebort '4.7 

Lillian, Ala. 

God and grammar 

Editor: Is English taught at Brown? 1 was 
most appalled to read the interesting 
section on Bennett Bullock in your arti- 
cle, "To Struggle with God." He said: 
"All of these other people have wonder- 
ful religious traditions - I wish I was one 
of them. 1 wish I ims Catholic, I wish 
1 i('(7s Jewish, I wish I urns Muslim." (Ital- 
ics added.) 

This is the subjuncti\'e mood used to 
express a condition contrary to fact or a 
wish. Thus, it should have been written: 
"I wish I were one of them . . . (etc.)." 

I am not associated in any way with 
Brown, so I hope you do not take 
offense at this letter. 

Robert E. Walters 

Winter Park, Fla. 

Photog in focus 

Editor: I've always felt that one of the 
reasons the Brown Alianni Monthly is 
such a standout is the photographv of 
John Foraste (Here & Now, September). 
He combines craftsmanship and artistry 
with great sensitivity. After all these 
years, it was wonderful to learn some- 
thing about him and see him in front of 
the camera. 

James Gabbe '68 

New York City 

Winter's tale 

Editor: Nice to read about mv classmate 
Bob Winter ("Multimedia Man," Octo- 
ber). Back when Bob was deciding to 
change from a history to a music major, 
he got into a discussion with my room- 
mate Geoff Golner '67. It ended in a 
challenge, with Bob claiming he could 
identify any piece of classical music 
Geoff could produce. 

The test came one Sunday afternoon 
when Geoff selected ten obscure pieces 
from his record collection and played 
them on my hand-built Heathkit stereo, 
using speakers enclosed in boxes care- 
fully constructed in the Brown physics 
labs. As I recall. Bob got eight of the ten 

George Parker '6j 

Carbondale, 111. 
The writer is associate professor ofinatli- 
ematics at Southern Illinois University. 
- Editor 

Editor: Thanks for vour superb piece on 
Bob Winter '67. During his senior year, 
as an undergraduate teaching assistant 
in the music department. Bob was our 
freshman section instructor for Professor 
Ron Nelson's course, "Tonal Harmonv 
and Modal Counterpoint." He was a 
great teacher then, and his work at 
UCLA now seems to be of a piece with 
his conscientious teaching of ear-train- 
ing at Brown. 

As a low-tech aging babv-boomer, 
1 was delighted to learn once and for all 
what the acronym "CD-ROM" really 

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Technical difficulties 

Editor: While I enjoyed the article on 
Robert Winter '67, 1 have a few points of 
constructive criticism. As someone 
employed in the computer industry, I am 
easily irritated by inaccuracies in main- 
stream media stories about technology. 
However, I understand that not every- 
one breathes this stuff. 

CD-ROMs are not inlierently inter- 
active, as the article suggests, any more 
than a floppy disk is. A CD-ROM can 
store more data than a disk, and often 
more than a hard drive, but data storage 
alone doesn't imbue it with any special 

What you're talking about in the 
article is multimedia and hypertext soft- 
ware. CD-ROMs' large capacities make 
them ideal for storing the data and the 
software for a multimedia application. 
Your description is akin to ascribing the 
ability to produce music to an audio 
disc itself. That ability lies with the CD 
player, the amplifier, and the speakers, 
without which the data on an audio 
CD is as inert as a CD-ROM without a 

That said, I want to thank you for an 
extremely enjoyable and well-written 
article about an alumnus doing amazing 

Christopher R. Madeii 'q^. 



Editor: I was not surprised to read yet 
another defense of the University cur- 
riculum by President Gregorian ("Letter 
from the President," September). Nor 
was I surprised to read it described as "in 
step with the times." That is its greatest 
fault and the reason it invites criticism. 
I was a bit surprised by the self-satisfied 
tone of his remarks and his readiness 
to dismiss the "critics and detractors." 
I am not impressed by the observa- 
tion that Brown has finally realized the 
dream of Francis Wayland. The Roman- 
tics of that time were as wrong as are 
the Romantics of this time. Since we are 
a society that encourages self-absorp- 
tion, the University curriculum seems 
to be quite in step with contemporary 
culture. That does not recommend it to 
me and to many others. Students are 
invited in and told to work out their 
program for themselves. To use Robert 
Frost's phrase from another context, this 

is like asking students to play tennis 
without a net. 

I find nothing in Brown's approach 
that encourages the humility and sub- 
mission traditionally associated with 
being a student. Neither am I surprised 
that the advisement system continues to 
come in for criticism. The faculty do an 
indifferent job of advising students, just 
as the elders in the larger society are 
generally indifferent to the needs of the 
young as they pursue their own needs. 
We have the sad spectacle of the Self- 
Absorbed being guided by the Gener- 
ally Indifferent. 

The curriculum does not reflect a 
sound notion of a mature self. It encour- 
ages undergraduates to believe that self- 
discovery alone can lead to intellectual 
and moral maturity. Self-discovery does 
contribute to maturation, but it needs to 
be directed by the collective wisdom of 
others. The Brown curriculum ought to 
balance self-inquiry with externally- 
imposed requirements that reflect some- 
one else's wisdom. 

While 1 do not think of Brown as a 
"cultural sewer," 1 think it has lost its 
way and is squandering the opportunity 
to shape its student body into the truly 
elite citizens our society so desperately 
needs. 1 am grateful that some survive 
the contemporary Brown experience 
and, in spite of the faculty abdication of 
its responsibility, go on to lead 
admirable lives. I regret to say that 1 am 
not prepared to give the University 
credit for their success. 

Frederick M. ]acksou '^y 

Utica, N.Y. 

Gregorian's character 

Editor: Each time 1 read an issue of the 
BAM in which President Vartan Grego- 
rian has demonstrated his imderstanding, 
compassion, and leadership on various 
issues of the day, 1 have felt compelled to 
share my own insight into this man. 

After graduating from Brown, I 
attended the University of Pennsylvania 
Law School. Mr. Gregorian held the 
position of provost when I entered in the 
fall of 1978, and during my second year 
there he was named acting president 
of the university. 

At the law school, one of our most 
popular professors, who happened to be 
black, was being considered for tenure; 
there were no black tenured law faculty 
then. As usual, there were detractors 
who grasped the opportunity to prevent 

an extremely qualified person of color 
from obtaining his due reward, even 
though this man was supported by such 
distinguished people as Third Circuit 
Court of Appeals Judge Leon Higgin- 
botham, a member of Penn's board of 

Vartan Gregorian, however, was 
extremely outspoken on the issue and 
leveled criticism at some who opposed 
the appointment. After a prolonged bat- 
tle, the professor was granted tenure. 

At a time when opportunistic racism 
seems to flow so easily from many lips, 
I am glad Brown has the good fortune 
to have someone with the character of 
Vartan Gregorian to lead us forward. 

Ernest j, Qnnrles '■/■/ 

Mitchellville, Md. 

Morality, continued 

Editor. In the fifty-five years since my 
graduation, I camiot remember the sub- 
ject of morality at Brown, or for that 
matter, anything else, creating such an 
outpouring of letters from alumni. It is 
obvious that a nerve was struck. I 
expressed my concerns to the adminis- 
tration, and received a long reply which 
greatly ameliorated my feelings and 
gave me a new respect for Brown. What 
was not addressed, however, is that 
Brown is perceived as being a permis- 
sive and unregulated school. With time 
and distance, one can see the forest 
without being confused by the trees. 

Sexual and social mores have 
changed in the last fifty years, and only 
time will tell if it is for the better. We 
have long underestimated the abilities 
of the young, but if one already knows 
what to do and how to do it, why spend 
four years and $100,000? Total maturity 
takes time, no matter how clever one 
is. I hope the present course of the Uni- 
versity will not tarnish two centuries 
of excellence. 

Jerome F. Stniuss ]r., M.D. '40 


Rudolf Haffenreffer 

Editor: 1 read with interest William F. 
Siem's reaction (Mail, September) to 
Anne Diffily's article, "The Heart Inter- 
est of Rudolf Haffenreffer" (May), based 
on a major exhibition at the Haffenreffer 
Museum of Anthropology and a cata- 
log. Passionate Hobln/: Rudolf Frederick 
Haffenreffer and tlie King Pliilip Museum. 

8 / DECEMBER 1995 

Among contributors to the overall effort 
were doctoral candidate in anthropology 
David Gregg, the exhibition's head cu- 
rator (quoted by both Diffilv and Siems), 
and a second student writing her disser- 
tation on historiography among contem- 
porary New England native people. 

We collectively debated the merits of 
the interpretive agenda favored by Mr. 
Siems, but rejected it and other currently 
fashionable ideas. We opted instead to 
make the time-honored attempt com- 
mon in both anthropology and history 
to comprehend people at the moment 
they lived and as they constructed their 
lives - in this instance, Rudolf Haffenr- 
effer's museum-building activity and 
his relations with native people in the 
context of their day. To wrench them 
from that context seemed to do injustice 
to all, not least to the writing of the past 
- and to Haffenreffer himself. 

We discovered that Rudolf Haffen- 
reffer harbored sentiments concerning 
native people decidedly unlike those of 
his neighbors and social acquaintances, 
but common enough in his day among 
Americans active in pan-Indian support 
movements or celebrating American 
Indians in poetry and literature. So the 
story of this industrialist's hobby is 
rather more complex than a brief BAM 
piece can possibly convey. 

We delight in debating these issues 
and hope Mr. Siems, whom we thank 
above all for his interest in taking the 
time to write, will order the catalog, join 
the Friends of the Haffenreffer Museum, 
and visit and talk to us at the museum 
next time he comes to Brown. If for what- 
ever reason he is unable to undertake 
that trip for several years, we invite him 
to visit us in our new quarters near cam- 
pus on Providence's South Main Street. 

Shcpani Krccli HI 

The writer is professor of anthropology and 
director of file Haffenreffer Museum of 
Aiithropologi/. - Editor 

Treetops botany 

Editor: By the kindness of a friend who 
graduated from Brown, I saw a copy of 
the July Brown Alumni Monthly. In Nor- 
man Boucher's interesting piece on 
Nalini Nadkarni's exploits in tropical 
treetops ("The Evolution of Nalini Nad- 
karni"), he seems to promote the idea 
that treetop botany is a new development. 
Not so! 

My old friend, Colin Pittendrigh, for 

years at Princeton, was botanizing in 
tropical treetops fifty years ago on behalf 
of the Rockefeller Foundation. In the 
1940s he worked in Trinidad on the biol- 
ogv of epiphvtes, especially of bromeli- 
ads which provided breeding "tanks" 
for Anopheline mosquitos, transmitters 
of diverse nasty fevers. To get at the epi- 
phytic flora, he built rough scaffolding 
from wooden poles lashed together - 
rickety backyard jobs, to be sure, but 
they worked. Many a night he and his 
associates spent in the treetops, being 
bitten while catching and counting mos- 
quitos. I joined him on many field trips 
and, having general interests in the local 
epiphytes, climbed his shaky, swaying 
scaffolds on occasion. 

Dr. Pittendrigh did superb research 
on the bromeliads and produced a 
minor classic of tropical plant ecology. 
And no fancy engineering! 

N.W. Simmonds 


Mailer maelstrom 

Editor: In no way would I have believed 
it if someone had told me in i960, my 
senior year, that in 1995 I would read in 
the BAM that Norman Mailer, ali\-e and 
reasonably well, had spoken at Brown - 
at the invitation of the University (Elms, 

In i960 I was on the editorial board 
of the Brown Review of Literature, which 
published a quarterly magazine of stu- 
dent work and sponsored author read- 
ings. Fellow board member Richard 
Kostelanetz '62 announced at one of our 
weekly meetings that he had invited 
Norman Mailer to campus to speak. We 
were concerned, not only because we 
were accustomed to making these deci- 
sions as a group, but also because 
Mailer had recently caused a student 
riot while reading at Brandeis. Dick had 
in hand, however, a signed contract - 
with many clauses and conditions. (One 
of these was that there not be an organ in 
the room in which Mailer was to speak. 
Another was that, if there was a dinner 
in conjunction with the reading, there be 
no women present.) After discussion 
with our advisor. Professor of English 
John Hawkes, we decided we could not 
break the contract. 

At the reading I stood by the back 
door of the lecture hall in the psychology 
building. The place was packed. If there 
was a riot, I would be first out. The 
reading was raucous. Someone shouted 


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from the middle of the hall, asking 
Mailer to read the chow-line scene from 
The Naked and the Dead. Mailer read it; 
then, stepping from behind the lectern, 
he shouted, "Eat this." 

In the dark, I felt a firm grip on my 
upper arm. Dean Charles Watts, a mem- 
ber of the English faculty, was irate. 
"You people are going to pay for this," 
he said. I left, but Revieii' editor Peter 
Prentice '61 later filled me in on the rest 
of the evening. Mailer, he said, kept 
mumbling about knives as symbols of 
his manhood. They adjourned to a 
downtown bar, where Mailer left with a 
sailor who said he was a bookbinder. 

That evening was discussed at 
Brown for days afterwards in dorm 
rooms, the Gate, the Blue Room. 
Clearly, we all agreed. Mailer was fin- 
ished, over the hill, done in from mixing 
drugs and alcohol. Professor Hawkes 
attempted to put some perspective on 
Mailer's garbled rambling, pointing out 
the dangers of premature glory for an 
artist, the impact of World War II on 
Mailer's psyche, and Mailer's battle- 
ground metaphor for life. Hawkes was 

not as pessimistic as we were about the 
author's future, but several nights later 
Mailer stabbed his wife and was com- 
mitted to a psychiatric hospital. 

The following year Dilys Winn '61 
took a temporary job helping Mailer 
organize his personal library. We begged 
her to quit, but she assured us he was 
a very sweet person. Long before he 
wrote Tlw Executioner's Song, I concluded 
that Mailer's brain had not been irre- 
versibly pickled. Calculating from the 
September BAM reference, which de- 
scribes him as age seventy-two, I figure 
he was thirty-seven in i960. 

Libby Newsom Mohr '61 


Bruno was a lady 

Editor: Peter Mackie raised the subject of 
the bronze bear's gender in a September 
letter to the BAM. I would like to point 
out that the first live bear mascot to rep- 
resent Brown was a female. It was not 
planned that way. In 1903, one year after 
the bear was declared to be Brown's 

official mascot, arrangements were made 
to rent a male bear named Dinks to take 
to the Dartmouth game. Unfortunately, 
Dinks would not go willingly, so in a 
last-minute substitution his mate Helen 
was borne off to Springfield, where she 
performed valiantly. 

Bruno III, acquired in 1936, was also 
a female bear. She lost her job after she 
climbed a tree at Brown Stadium and 
would not come down. 

Since the bronze Bruno has made his 
way from Marvel Gym to the College 
Green, along with his inscription on 
how emulating the fine qualities of the 
bear will "make men invincible," per- 
haps we might erect a sculpture of the 
valiant Helen. Several years ago the 
University Archives received, among 
memorabilia collected by Alfred Clatlin 
'06, a photograph of Helen taken at the 
Dartmouth game in 1905. As bears go, 
she was fairly attractive. 

Mr. Mackie also ponders the question 
of names for the women's teams. "Lady 
Bears" is not distinctive, although I have 
heard an even less acceptable version 
used by a local radio newscaster report- 

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10 / DECEMBER 1995 

ing on the women's basketball team, 
who said that the "Bear Ladies" had won. 
The name "Pandas," formerly used 
bv the women's ice hockey team, was 
assigned by the Brown Daihj Herald on the 
grounds that it sounded feminine and 
would fit nicely into a headline space. 
[It also alliterated well with "Pembroke." - 
Editor, a former Panda] Pandas are not 
true bears. Perhaps a more fitting name 
would be Ursas (from Latin, Ursa, she- 
bear, with a non-Latin plural). 

Martlia Mitchell 

The ivriter is University Archivist and the 
author 0/ Encyclopedia Brunoniana. 
- Editor 

Missing the point 

Editor: When the BAM published my let- 
ter (Mail, September) on Northern Ire- 
land, it was edited in such a wav that my 
main point was lost. I argued that if one 
looked at public opinion polls, it was 
obvious that those who wanted a united 
Ireland were in a distinct minority - 

about 20 percent of the population. 

Christopher Hen'itt 'ji Ph.D. 

Mr. Heivitt is correct: overzealous editing of 
his original letter obscured one of his points. 
Our apologies. - Editor 

Bruce Lindsay 

Editor: When I read protests concerning 
subject matter in the BAlM, I wonder why 
nothing was ever written about Profes- 
sor Robert Bruce Lindsay ['20], head of 
the physics department and dean of the 
Graduate School. When he died there 
were tributes from around the world, 
but nothing from Brown. 

Professor Lindsay loved Brown. 
When he lived abroad, he hung a Brown 
banner in his study. Yet Brown contin- 
ues to ignore him. Since I never took 
physics, 1 cannot praise the w-ork that 
made him famous. I knew him only as 
the warm, witty father of my friend. 

Betsey Leonard Leivis '46 

Summit, N.J. 
The April 39S5 BAM (page 6y) carried a 

long obittian/ for Professor Lindsay, who 
died the previous month. Prof. Lindsay 
served as dean of the Graduate School from 
1954 until his retirement in ig66, and dur- 
ing those years the school grew into national 
prominence and doubled its enrollment. 
The April and July ig66 issues of the BAM 
contained extensive coverage of Dean Lind- 
say's achievements upon the occasion of 
his retirement, and the September 1969 
issue included a revieiv of his newly-pub- 
lished book on physics. In igyS Brozvn 
awarded Prof. Lindsay an honorary doctor- 
ate of science. A year before his death, the 
Febrnan/ 1984 BAM printed a nezvs item 
about the establishment of a Brown gradu- 
ate-study fellowship in Prof. Lindsay's 
honor. - Editor ED 


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No\'ember's feature on Professor of Anthro- 
pology Douglas Anderson was Carol Vid- 
inghoff. Her name was misspelled in the 
credit line; the BAM regrets the error. 

In the same issue, the name of Kadena Air 
Force Base in Okinawa was misspelled. 

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I hese are confusing 
JL times for doctors and 
patients. Insurance compa- 
nies, pressured by large 
employers to slow the 
growth of medical-insur- 
ance premiums, have increas- 
ingly nudged people into 
health maintenance organiza- 
tions (HMOs) and other 
forms of "managed care." 
New specialists are finding 
themselves without jobs, 
while the less-expensive gen- 
eral practitioner is back in 
fashion. "If you go into radi- 
ology today," says Donald 
Marsh, dean of Brown's 
medical school, "there's a 
substantial chance you won't 
find work. This is a major 
historical trend." 

At first glance. Brown 
appears well-positioned for 
this radically transformed 
world. A recent report by the 
Association of American 
Medical Colleges reveals that 
28 percent of medical-school 
seniors in the U.S. now choose 
general or family practice 
residencies, up from a record 
low of 15 percent only three 
years ago. Among prestigious 
universities. Brown has been 
a leader in giving students 
hands-on training in primary 
care. In 1991, for example, 
U.S. News & World Report 
ranked Brown the top "com- 
prehensive" medical school 
in the country, partly because 
of its strong family medicine 

Brown's reputation will 
probably be further bolstered 
next fall, when a revamped 
curriculum goes into effect 
after five years of study. The 
approach will finetune the 
balance between nitty-gritty 

Imbalance of Care 

Improving health care means more than 
M reducing an oversupply of specialists 


science and more nebulous 
concerns such as medical 
ethics and doctoring's social 
effects. Other medical schools 
are already examining it as a 
possible model. 

It's no surprise, then, that 
applications to the medical 
school have more than dou- 
bled since the late 1980s, 
attracting such students as 

Aggie Hernandez '92, '96 
M.D., who decided to become 
a family phvsician during an 
asthmatic childhood, when 
her doctor magically soothed 
her ragged breathing. "That's 
what my concept of medicine 
is," Hernandez says. "That 
anyone can walk into my 
office and 1 can do something 
to help them." 

Yet Associate Dean for 
Medical Education Stephen 
Smith cautions that the Uni- 
versity's reputation in family 
medicine and other forms of 
primary care is mislead- 
ing. Smith reports that 
Brown's output of gen- 
eral practitioners is "aver- 
age." State schools, bound 
by law to produce primary- 
care physicians, often "put 
the full-court press" on their 
students to practice general 
medicine, he says, and the 
University's program is far 
more balanced than is widely 
acknowledged. Although 
Brown graduates begin gen- 
eral residencies at a rate 
twice the national average, 
the school's own studies 
show that many decide to 
enter more lucrative speciali- 
ties later. "Primary care has 
never been our [sole] mis- 
sion," Smith says. 

By framing the current 
health-care debate as a strug- 
gle between general practice 
and specialization, pundits 
miss a more fundamental 
point. According to Smith, 
what's needed - and what 
Brown tries to provide - are 
"socially responsible physi- 
cians," no matter what their 
specialty. Market forces are 
now adjusting the prciportion 
of general practitioners to 
specialists, a balancing act 
that, according to Marsh, may 
take another decade. What 
the market can't do is empha- 
size the human and social 
imphcations of any kind of 
practice, whether pediatrics 
or cardiology. It's this union 
of efficiency and caring that 
Brown's medical school aims 
tofulfill. -/.S. and N.B, 

12 / DECEMBER 1995 

Crossing paths 

I he O.J. Simpson verdict 
_1_ and Louis Farrakhan's 
Million Man March polarized 
much ot the country this fall, 
highlighting the deep di\i- 
sion that still exists between 
blacks and whites. Yet among 
a small group of Brown un- 
dergraduates, the opposite 

Eight black and eight 
white Jewish students spent 
an October weekend in Wash- 
ington, D.C., trying to forge a 
relationship between two 
communities whose campus 
paths seldom cross. Calling 
themselves the Black-Jewish 
Understanding Project, the 

students set out to learn about 
each other's culture. Together 
they visited the Holocaust 
Museum and Baltimore's 
Great Blacks in Wax Museum; 
attended services at a syna- 
gogue and an A.M.E. Zion 
church; and met with the Na- 
tional Black Caucus of State 
Legislators, the Jewish Reli- 
gious Action Committee, 
and several other groups. 
Then they talked - about 
Zionism, affirmative action, - 
Farrakhan. "We didn't 
dance around any issue," 
says Erica Taylor '97, one of 
the weekend's leaders. 
The trip, as well as the 

Novel approach 

■ arole Maso, the creative writing program's new director, 

^-1 ^ had a tough time finding a publisher for her first book, 
Ghosi Dance. She refused to cut any of its 800 pages or di\'ide 
them into chapters. In her second novel, Tlie Ar\ Lover, she sup- 
plemented the text with paintings, drawings, and missing-pet 
posters she tore off telephone poles. 

For almost a decade after graduating from Vassar, Maso 
waited tables, modeled for artists, taught fencing, and worked 
nights as a legal assistant - all to support her writing. The 
years have also brought five novels, a teaching stint at Colum- 
bia, and several prestigious literary grants. 

Maso never attended graduate school, for fear she'd try sat- 
isfying her teachers instead of herself. Now as a teacher she 
hopes to help students find their own voices. She accepted the 
invitation to join Brown because "without doubt, this is the 
most innovative, cutting-edge program in the coimtry," she says, 
"dedicated to the avant-garde and all that is not necessarily 
commercial. It's a good match for me because that's where my 
interests lie." - Linda ]. P. Maltdesian '82 

formal organiza- 
tion that coalesced 
around it, was the 
brainchild of Jenny 
Sherling '97, a white 
Jewish student who 
in high school had 
participated in pro- 
grams that brought 
blacks and Jews 
together. When she 
called the Third 
World Center dur- 
ing her sophomore 
year at Brown to try 
to launch a similar 
idea, Taylor re- 
turned her call. 

Neither woman believes 
widespread racial tension 
exists on campus. But in 
dorms, in dining halls, and at 
parties, they see significant 
social bountiaries between 
blacks and whites and, specif- 
ically, between blacks and 
Jews. To begin breaking down 
these boundaries, Sherling 
and Taylor brainstormed 
and solicited donations for 
nearly a year. Their goal for 
the Washington weekend 
was ne\er to create a bunch 
of hand-holding best friends, 
but to "dispel the ignorance 
that exists in segregated com- 
munities," Taylor explains. 
The group's members be- 
lieve that acknowledging and 
addressing prejudice now 
will make them more open- 
minded later, as they launch 
careers and raise children. 

With plans underway to 



Black History 

Wax Museum 


Scenes from the road 

to cultural understanding. 

Top photo, from left: Debbie 

Goldstein '97, Emily Mathis of 

the Sarah Doyle Women's 

Center, Gabrielle Vidal '97, 

Amilca Palmer '96, Krietta 

Bowens '97, and Joanna Lee 

'97. Bottom photo, from left: 

Goldstein, Palmer, Erica Taylor 

'97. and Charlotte Seyon '99. 

meet with the Anti-Defama- 
tion League of Boston and to 
visit a Muslim mosque, Sher- 
ling and Taylor have come 
up with a new name for their 
organization: Ujammah 
Yachad. Both words mean 
"together" - the first in Swa- 
hili, the second in Hebrew. 
With only a handful of mem- 
bers, the group is a tiny 
David battling today's vast 
Goliath of racial division. But 
it's a hopeful start. - J.S. 


DAL" blared the March 
12, 1986, front page of the 
New York Post in two-inch- 
high letters. The next day Bob 
Reichley faced a room packed 
with reporters and TV cam- 
eras, all focused on the sensa- 
tional reports that two Brown 
undergraduate women had 
been implicated in a Provi- 
dence prostitution scheme. 

"I approach this news 
conference with a sense of un- 
disguised anger," began 
Brown's official spokesman, 
brandishing the Post. "This, 
gentlemen, is what I'm talk- 
ing about." He ended his 
remarks with a ringing affir- 
mation: "We are an educa- 
tional institution - a damn 
good one." As the Providence 
journal noted recently, the 
moment was "vintage Reich- 
ley" - upfront, blunt, and 

Passion is a word that 
crops up often when you talk 
to Executive Vice President 
for Alumni, Public Affairs, and 
External Relations Robert A. 
Reichley about his work. 

Retiring, never shy 

Brown's most visible spoiicsman 
turns off the mike 

Whether day or night, good news or bad, 

for almost three decades reporters covering Brown events 

have turned to Reichley. 

From the start, he says, alumni 
education has been "a pas- 
sion with me." The result, for 
almost thirty years, has been 
a groundbreaking alumni 
program founded on contin- 

Reichley statius, uy ,:.•, former President Jimmy Carter 

works the crowd on the Green after the 1986 dedication 

of the Institute for International Studies. 

ued learning - a common- 
place approach today, but 
novel in the early 1970s, 
when only Brown and a few 
other schools sent out faculty 
to alumni gatherings. 

Even Reichley's friends 
invoke the p-word. His dead- 
pan manner "belies his pas- 
sion" for the University, says 
Providence rabbi Les Gutter- 
man. "He views [his work] 
almost as a religious mission." 

T7 . .. . 

W~^ ver smce arnvmg m 
' ' 1968 as the first new 
editor of the BAM in thirty- 
eight years, Robert A. Reich- 
ley has been Brown's most 
visibly consistent link to the 
world outside the Van Wickle 
Gates. Whether the news was 
good or bad - through new 
presidents (he's worked for 
four) and football coaches, 
through suicide pills and the 
latest ruling on the Title IX 
athletics case - Reichley's tele- 
phone has rung at all hours 
of the day or night. 

Now, at age sixty-eight, 
Reichley says he has tired of 
"answering the bell every 
time it rings." He retires from 

his current position on 
December 31, but at Presi- 
dent Gregorian's urging, he 
will return in February as the 
part-time Secretary of the 
University, working on pro- 
jects with Gregorian, Chan- 
cellor A.O. Way '51, and the 
Brown Corporation. 

A former newspaper 
reporter and sports editor in 
York, Pennsylvania, Reichley 
was director of public rela- 
tions at Culver Military 
Academy (and editor of its 
award-winning alumni mag- 
azine) before becoming the 
first non-alumnus to edit the 
BAM. When applicant Reich- 
ley was told that the maga- 
zine was considering only 
Brown alumni for the position, 
"I wrote back," he recalls, 
"and said, 'I'm sorry to hear 
that. I thought we all got 
over that when Notre Dame 
hired a Presbyterian to coach 
its football team.' " That sar- 
donic and sports-oriented 
quip - vintage Reichley - got 
him the job. 

Reichley immediately 
found himself in the heart of 
a maelstrom. "In December 
the black students walked 
out," he recalls. "In January 
we got coed dorms. In Febru- 
ary, the faculty were debat- 
ing ROTC. hi April the New 
Curriculum was approved. 
In May, President Heffner 
quit." The magazine, he says, 
became "a tremendous light- 
ning-rod for all alumni dis- 
content in those years." 

In 1971, that discontent 
was partly responsible for 
the University's creating 
Reichley's next job, associate 
vice president for University 
relations, but not before the 
American Alumni Council 
had named Reichley's BAM 
the best alumni magazine in 
the country. Reichley left 
editing, he said at the time, 
because the BAM "is one 
important . . . way of commu- 
nicating with alumni, but it 
can only be one part of a full- 
scale, coordinated program 
of communications if we're 

14 / DECEMBER 1995 

to get the job done. 1 simply 
want a crack at the bigger 

He got it. The first 
challenge was the 
Pembroke-Brown merger in 
1971. "One of my first tasks 
was to combine all external 
[alumni] staff and programs," 
Reichley remembers. "I have 
my bulletproof shirt to prove 
it." Despite the difficulties, 
he shifted the focus of alumni 
programming to education, 
founding what became the 
Continuing College for alumni 
and starting the Summer 

Reichley then "worked 
progressively through media 
relations, special events, and 
most recently, government 
and community relations. It 
took some time." Along the 
way he was instrumental 
in bringing to campus speak- 
ers such as Jordan's King 
Hussein and Israel's Shimon 
Peres for the Stephen A. 
Ogden Memorial Lectures, 
and helped found the annual 
Brown University /Pruc'/rft'Ha' 
journal Public Affairs Confer- 
ence. He also raised the 
money to transform a vacant 
house into tociay's Maddock 
Alumni Center and estab- 
lished its $i-milIion mainte- 
nance endowment. Reichley 
was promoted to vice presi- 
dent in 1977 and to executive 
vice president in 1990, a year 
after Vartan Gregorian's 

As passionate about sports 
and music as he is about 
Brown, Reichley takes special 
pride in the orchestra concert 
series he helped establish in 
1977. "People said no workl- 
class musician would play 
with a non-conservatory stu- 
dent orchestra," Reichley 
recalls with a smirk. "But 
Mstislav Rostropovich came, 
and then all the rest" - in- 
cluding Isaac Stern, Marilyn 
Home, and Wynton Marsalis 
- "and each [concert] has 
been a testimonial to the qual- 

ity of Brown students. These 
kids are not music majors, for 
the most part, but they play 
well enough to keep up with 
world-class soloists." 

His unshakable pride in 
Brown's excellence has kept 
the job fresh and urgent. "I 
remember when I saw Bob at 
his very happiest," recalls 
Les Gutterman. "We had 
lunch the day [in July 1993] 
after he came back from Eng- 

land, where he watched the 
Brown crew win at Henley. 
Bob was so impressed with 
the fact that crew was the 
ultimate team sport. There 
were no heroes; the team was 
the hero. That's the metaphor 
for how he sees Brown at its 
best. He sees it as a place 
where the parts mesh, and 
everyone gets the credit." 
Now, as he retires to a 
less hectic life with wife Sara 

and a frisky English setter 
named Henley, to the prospect 
of visits with his four chil- 
dren and five grandchildren. 
Bob Reichlev may have to let 
go of that metaphor a bit and 
take some credit for three 
decades' worth of extraordi- 
nary innovation and leader- 
ship. He's an educational 
institution - a damn good one. 

Q/Ae ouie^ 

he refurbishing of the Van 
Wickle Gates o\er the last sev- 
eral months reminds at least one 
faculty member that Brunonians 
pass in and out of gates every day. 
James Mcllwaui, a polymath 
who, among other things, is a 
professor of medicine and 
chair of the medieval studies 
program, believes that few 
alumni can name or locate 
thom. The challenge having 
thus been laid down, here are 
three familiar gates around the 
Brown campus. What is each 
called and where is it found? 
Answers are on page 18. 


Sex, American style 


I alking to Edward Lau- 
JL mann about sex is seri- 
ous business, but who can 
resist the lurid details? Lau- 
mann, the George Herbert 
Mead Distinguished Service 
Professor of Sociology at the 
University of Chicago, last 
year published The Social 
Organization of Sexuality, 
which summarized the find- 
ings of what the New York 
Times Bool< Review called "the 
most important study of 
American sexual behavior 
since the Kinsey reports of 
1948 and 1953." Laumann 
was still talking about Amer- 
ican mating habits during a 
two-day campus visit in 

Laumann's interest in sex 
stems from his conviction 
that sociology can best explain 
what are widely perceived as 
medical or epidemiological 
problems. Take AIDS, for 
example. Predictions that the 
disease could spread in epi- 
demic proportions are based 
mostly on the biological 
ease with which the virus is 
transmitted. But Laumann 
believes that, if you can fig- 
ure out who's doing what to 
whom, you can figure out 
which populations are truly 
at risk for getting AIDS. This 
in turn allows public health 
officials to design and target 
more effective prevention 
programs. Or as Laumann 
puts it: "To the medical com- 
munity one liver's as good as 
any other, where I think it 
may make a difference where 
that liver's been." 

In his survey, Laumami 
and his staff inters'iewed 
3,432 people about their sex 
lives. What they found was a 
more sexually ctmservative 
populace than previous 
researchers had noted. (Too 
conservative, according to 
some critics, who have charged 
that the survey underreports 
homosexuals.) More than 80 

Sociologist Edward 

Laumann's research suggests 

that the controversial 

"sexual revolution " of the 

last quarter-century is 

fundamentally about changes 

in premarital sex. 

percent of the interviewees 
had either one or no sexual 
partner during the previous 
year; for married people the 
figure was 96 percent. 

In addition to comforting 
social conservatives - who 
managed to get Laumann's 
federal funding for the study 
cut off, forcing him to reduce 
his sample size from the 
20,000 he'd originally wanted 
- such figures suggest that 
having multiple partners and 
therefore increasing the risk 
of contracting AIDS is a rela- 
tively unusual thing. In addi- 
tion, sexual practices in the 
United States are fairly bal- 
kanized: People tend to live 
and socialize with others who 
have similar mating habits, 
so that high-risk behavior is 
usually confined. "Even if 
you have multiple partners," 
Laumann says, "they come 
from the same 'island.' If a 

sexually transmitted disease 
gets established there, it's 
probably not going to spread 
far. Of course, it can wipe out 
the island." 

Laumann's survey 
found that when it 
comes to sex, men and 
women still have little 
in common. "Here we 
have two subpopula- 
tions who live in close 
intimacy for most of 
their lives," Laumann 
says, "but there are 
profound differences in 
how they perceive the 
shared activity." This 
can have disturbing 
consequences. "Twenty- 
two percent of women 
report they have been 
forced to have sex 
when they didn't want 
to," Laumann explains. 
"But onlv three percent 
of the men said they 
had forced somebody." 

Before social conserva- 
tives derive too much com- 
fort from Laumann's study, 
however, they should know 
that his most recent work, on 
teen sex, demonstrates that 
people who became adults 
before 1970 have considerably 
different mating habits from 
those who came of age after 
that date. In 1950, people 
married at the average age of 
twenty-two, a record low; 
now they marry much later, 
at twenty-six, but begin 
"cohabitating" at twenty-two. 
At the same time, women now 
reach puberty at age thirteen, 
a number that's been going 
down three or four months 
every decade. 

"People now are in sexual 
maturity for thirteen years 
before they get married," 
Laumann says. In retrospect, 
he concludes, "The sexual 
revolution is about premari- 
tal sex." -N.B. 

Madam Ambassador 

When you give away 
half your money," 
U.S. Ambassador to Austria 
Swanee Hunt told her audi- 
ence at Andrews Hall on 
November 14, "you get inter- 
ested in how to do it - [how 
to] do more good than harm. 
I decided 1 would try to affect 
the lives of girls and women." 

Hunt, heir to the H.L. 
Hunt oil fortune and wife of 
symphony conductor Charles 
Ansbacher '65, has long been 
known around Denver as a 
philanthropist, activist, and 
artist. But since becoming the 
Austrian ambassador two 
years ago, she's been direct- 
ing her concern and energy 
toward Europe. In addition to 
her everyday diplomatic 
duties, she has helped funnel 
humanitarian support to the 
countries of the former 

Out of her tra\'els to 
Croatia, Slovenia, and Bosnia 

has come the Vienna Women's 
Initiative, which seeks to help 
women become involved in 
the emerging 
of Central 
Europe. Hunt 
has met with 
scores of 
women and 
has set up 
seminars and 
networks to 
allow them 
to make sure 
their perspec- 
tives are not 
from the new 
European political map. In 
the process she's had her 
own perspective sharpened. 
When she asked a Sarajevo 
architecture professor if she 
could send back issues of 
Architectural Digest, the reply 
was "What we really need 
are pencils." - C.G. 

Swanee Hunt 

16 / DECEMBER 1995 



Mary A. 


Title: Professor of psychiatry and 
human behavior; adjunct professor of 
psychology; director of chronobiology 
at E.P. Bradley Hospital, Providence. 

Education: B.A., Gettysburg College; 
Ph.D., Stanford. 

Specialty: Adult and adolescent sleep 

People complnin they're uiorking more and 
sleeping less. How did this happen ? 

One of the reasons is our conversion to a 
twenty-four-hour society, which began 
around World War II. Tlie estimates are 
that 15 or 20 percent of the workforce 
now work nontraditional hours instead 
of a nine-to-five day. I can get a package 
to California by tomorrow, but some- 
body's got to stay up all night to get it 

There is also this ethic that we're 
stronger than our need to sleep. People 
think they're showing loyalty and effort 
by ignoring their biological need. The 
most poignant example, for me, is the 
Challenger tragedy. The shuttle people 
preparing for that launch were pulling 
double shifts. The Challenger commis- 
sion report indicated a possible relation- 
ship between their lack of sleep and the 
impaired judgment that led to disaster. 

Hoiu does lack of sleep affect our non- 
working lives? 

Sleep may play a major role in, among 
other things, regulating mood and emo- 
tion. Most studies done on sleep depri- 
vation look at performance, ability to 
think, reaction time. But you can specu- 

A prominent sleep researcher says 
staying awake may be overrated 

late about the other consequences on soci- 
ety: increased violence, increased divorce 
rates, an increase in the homicide rate. 
Sleep deprivation is not the root cause of 
these problems, but the extent to which it 
contributes may be underestimated. 

Is there a minimum amount of sleep uv 
should be getting? 

The need for sleep varies like most bio- 
logical functions, but you can fit the dif- 
ferences among virtually all adults in 
about an hour's span. It's likely that peo- 
ple who, in casual conversation, say 
they're fine on four or five hours a night 
have been acculturated to not value 
sleep or what sleep does for them. Or 
they're supplementing their waking 
activity with stimulants such as caffeine 
and nicotine. 

People are not good at perceiving 
their own sleep debt. Someone may say 
they got four hours of sleep and they're 
fine, but if you put them in a low-stimu- 
lus environment, like a warm classroom 
at 4 P.M., they will struggle mightily. But 
if they make it a point to get eight-and- 
a-half hours of sleep every night for a 
week or two, it's as if somebody with 
astigmatism finally gets glasses. There's 
a new clarity in how they perceive the 

At what age does this sleep-deprivation 
habit begin ? 

We're studying kids in ninth grade whose 

school starts at 8:30 
A.M.; next year they'll 
be in tenth grade, 
when classes start at 
7:15. School adminis- 
trators say all tenth- 
graders have to do is 
go to bed an hour 
earlier. Well, asking 
fifteen-year-olds to 
go to bed an hour 
earlier is pretty much 
untenable. They end 
up losing sleep. 

You see this prob- 
lem in uni\'ersities 
and high schools and 
even some junior high schools. Little 
kids are still protected by an ethic that 
yovmg children need sleep, although 
some parents seem to be keeping their 
kids up later to get quality time with 
them after work, then waking them up 
earher to get them to preschool or day 

Ho^o can ice turn this trend around? 

We need a heightened awareness that 
sleep affects us, as does the lack of sleep, 
and that our ability to function is im- 
paired during certain times of the day. 
At the same time, we can't turn back the 
clock. We can't say to Federal Express, 
"Sorry, no more next-day deliveries 
because you can't have your pilots fly- 
ing the backside of the clock." What we 
can do is to find ways to limit what is 

For example, airline pilots get jetlag 
from flying across multiple time zones; 
they're also flying at times that may not 
be the best biologically. Regulations 
now say no sleeping in the cockpit. Well, 
sleep happens. And when flight crews 
are able to take naps - not all crew mem- 
bers at once, obviously - their perfor- 
mance and alerhiess improve. 

We've got to get beyond the idea 
that we can do anything anytime. Most 
of us can't. 

Interview by Jennifer Sutton 


Thej Said 

•• The media is out there to villify 
the worst, not the best. ... It is 
not recognizing that it is 
human nature to be flawed." 

Author Gay Talese, delivering 
the Parents Weel<end l<eynote 
lecture at the Salomon Center 
for Teaching on October 27. 



I try very hard not to look back, 
but when I do, it's not the 
biood, the killing that I remem- 
ber. It is the amazing high spir- 
its of people daring to stand in 
front of tanks in Tiananmen 

Shen Tong, a student leader of 
China's 1989 pro-democracy 
movement, speaking Novem- 
ber 6 in the Salomon Center. 

Although IBM is frequently '^ 
referred to as Big Blue, there's 
a lot of Brown.... At IBM today, 
there are almost 500 employ- 
ees who are either Brown 
alumni or parents." 

IBM Chairman and Brown 
parent Louis Gerstner, speak- 
ing November 3 at the Salo- 
mon Center dedication for the 
University's new SP2 super- 

Wearing a blue smock 
and the look of a 
man who takes his work very 
seriously, clock restorer 
Joseph Pacino (left) hancied 
over care of the Manning 
Clock to University Curator 
Robert Emlen in October. 
The clock was donated to 
Brown in the 1840s by descen- 
dants of James Manning, the 
University's first president. 

whose portrait hangs over 
the fireplace in the president's 
office today. Pacino disas- 
sembled and overhauled the 
clock's works; he did not, 
however, restore its chiming 
mechanism because, in 
Emlen 's words. President 
Gregorian "prefers not to be 
disturbed by bells ringing 
while he is working in the 

Our bus driver was a former 
nuclear physicist, but he said he 
was really happy driving a bus. 
Bus drivers in Siberia make a 
lot more money than Ph.D.s." 

Ande Labia '97, a Russian stud- 
ies and computer science con- 
centrator who spent last sum- 
mer studying in Novosibirsk, a 
city in Siberian Russia. She was 
describing a trip to the Altai 

Ansziiers to gates quiz: 

^^The Ezekiel Gilman 
Robinson Gate. RoLiinson Hall, 
home of the economics depart- 
ment, is visible across Waterman 
Street from the Carrie Tower. 
Commemorating the man who 
was Brown's president from 1872 
to 1889, the gate, a gift from the 
Class of 1884, was dedicated at 
the 1904 Commencement. 

^^ The John Nicholas Brown 
Gate. Located at the corner of 
Brown and George streets across 
from the Maddock Alumni Cen- 
ter, this entrance to the Green 
was first opened on May 17, 
1904, to admit the dedication 
procession for the John Carter 
Brown Library. 

^^The Cincinnati Gate. 

Standing beneath the Wayland 
Arch on Brown Street, this ele- 
gant gift from a Cincinnati alum 
is an entrance to Wriston Quad. 
Other entrances to Wriston 
include the Edward Leo Barry 
Gate on Thayer Street and the 
1994 Gate on Charlesfield. 

Safety alert 

Students living off-campus got a scare on the morning of 
October 20, when a twenty-four-year-old Brown medical 
student was raped in her apartment near Wayland Square. 
The assailant barricaded the woman in her bathroom and set 
fire to the apartment before fleeing. Providence firefighters 
found her suffering from smoke inhalation minutes later. 

That evening. Brown Police and Security distributed a flyer 
warning students to keep their doors and windows locked, 
and to use shuttlebus and "safewalk" services at night. Andrew 
Kim '93, coordinator of special services for police and security, 
reported a "discernible increase" in the use of the department's 
escort service for students and faculty going off campus. 

As of late November, no suspect had been arrested. 
Although both Providence and University police officials char- 
acterized the rape as "isolated," Kim says it can't hurt to ham- 
mer warnings into the minds of students, particularly since 
eight assaults of various kinds have already been reported to 
campus police this semester - compared to three for all of last 
year. "There's no need for paranoia," he says, "but most peo- 
ple never think about safety until it's compromised." - J.S. 


students /Vie 

by Sarah M. Varney '96 


MV dad sells caskets. 
1 don't mean pine 
boxes like the one Arise 
Bundren carried Addie to Jef- 
ferson in, but shinv bronze 
and steel ones, with quilted 
blankets and embroidered 
flowers. My friends used 
to ask me, "Sarah, what does 
your dad do?" I'd vank on 
my ponytails, bite mv lip, and 
say, "Oh, he works for Bates- 
ville. It's a division of Hillen- 
brand." There was no getting 
around Parent's Career 
Day in third grade, though. 
Kymra's dad passed out red 
plastic fire hats. Katie's 
pinned tin sheriff badges on 
our shirts. What was my dad 
going to do? Pass out wood 
samples? The thought of him 
sharing tales about crema- 
tions gone awry or the newest 
embalming tecliniques made 
me want to take a permanent 
trip to the quiet corner where 
the wild things were. 

Like it or not, I've been 
involved in the funeral busi- 
ness since I could write. I've 
always had pens from Whit- 
comb Funeral Home and 
notepads from Lambert and 
Lambert Since 1851. When 
Mr. Kenney from Kenney's 
Funeral Home used to call in 
his casket orders, I'd write 

Death in the family 

When Dad's the last to let you down 

down Pembroke Cherry or 
A-21 Neapolitan Blue. He 
always had a service coming 
up, so I had to underline 
"urgent" on mv dad's message 
pad. Things in the funeral 
business happen quickly, and 
I was part of the emergency 
response team. 

Until I was ten, my room 
was decorated in a Straw- 
berry Shortcake theme; I 
wanted my dad to design 
Strawberry Shortcake caskets. 
My brother wanted the G.I. 
Joe motif. It ne\er occurred 
to us that this was kind of a 
sick request. Evenings we 
often helped Dad sort through 
pictures of caskets to present 
to funeral home directors: 
steel blue caskets in one pile, 
shinv mahogany in another. 
One Saturday morning I 
wrapped myself up in a peach 
quilt for "Ghostbusters" and 
"Superfriends," turning 
ghostly white when 1 realized 
my new blanket was de- 
signed for lining a casket. But 
death was never black suits 
or dreary organ music. It was 
company trips to Florida and 

Dad's jokes: "We're the last 
to let you down." 

We're an odd group of 
kids, we children of casket 
salesmen. Since I don't seem 
to fit into any other category 
- White Anglo Saxon Protes- 
tants are in the dog house 
these da)'s - maybe I'll form 
a support group called Koffin 
Kids. We could discuss cas- 
ket sales as an economic indi- 
cator: as incomes decline, 
cremations go up. We could 
divulge the best hide-and- 
go-seek spots in the local em- 
balming room, or recall 
encounters with gray-haired 
ladies taking long, peaceful 
naps in the sitting room. 
"How long is she going to try 
that casket out for, Dad?" 

Having caskets around 
all the rime makes death seem 
like a pleasant, accommodat- 
ing roommate. It also takes 
the myster\' out of existential- 
ist pursuits. Angst-riddled 
twentieth-century philoso- 
phers should spend more rime 
reading Funeral Directors 
Monthly and less time waiting 
for Godot at Deux Maggots. 

Death is a final curtain. No 
encores - just pick up the stage 
and check out. I propose 
a debate: E.R. Kids versus 
the Koffin Kids. One group's 
parents try to pry open the 
curtain, while the other's let 
it close with tempered 

Seeing the curtain close 
so many rimes makes the 
show all the more immediate. 
Follow the Casket Salesman's 
Way: laugh a hearty laugh, 
drink the wine, eat the steak. 
The Way is a great stress 
reducer; it's how I survive 
final exams. While my friends 
gnaw on pop tarts and finger- 
nails, I head out for a hike. 

Batesville Casket Com- 
pany and the Casket's Sales- 
man's Way have done more 
than cover my tuition and 
car payments. They've given 
me fewer wrinkles and a 
healthier heart. Maybe the 
Way will nudge aside Iyengar 
yoga and crystal meditation 
to become the next spiritual 
rave. But don't hold your 
breath - or vou may need my 
dad sooner than you expect. 

Sarah M. Varney is a political 
science concentrator from 
Meredith, New Hampshire. 



By James Reinbold 



Water polo and men's soccer 

show winning grit - 

with or without varsity status. 

When, facing budget 
cuts, the athletic 
department stripped men's 
water polo of its varsity sta- 
tus in 1991, it nearly drained 
the life out of one of Brown's 
winningest men's programs. 
The team, however, vowed 
to become successfully self- 
reliant - a vow that culmi- 
nated in capturing the Ivy title 
this year. 

Second-year head coach 
Erik Farrar '83, who was assis- 
tant coach during the 1991 
cuts, remembers the disap- 
pointment he felt four years 
ago. "Not only did we have 
to fund ourselves overnight" 
by relying more heavily on 
sympathetic alumni, he says, 
"we also had none of the 
facilities privileges of varsity 
athletes. We lived with the 
sword of Damocles directly 

The scjuad had one impor- 
tant advantage; It was used 
to winning, thanks largely to 
the leadership of Ed Reed, 
who coached swimming for 
twenty-three years and water 
polo for twenty before becom- 
ing director of aquatics at 
the University of Alabama in 
1994. Reed fashioned what 
might have been the best 
men's water polo team in the 
East. His teams, consistently 
ranked just below the power- 
ful West Coast schools, made 
eleven NCAA tournament 
appearances and won almost 
two dozen championships: 
eighteen New Englands and 
four Easterns. 

After a disastrous 1992 
season, the team's pride bore 
fruit. "The 1993 team shirt 
bore the motto, 'Still the 
Best,' " Farrar says, "and the 
team played like desperate 
men." This squad went 22-5, 
winning the Northerns and 
beating ninth-ranked Long 
Beach State in the Northern 
California tournament; the 
season was tarnished only by 
a fifth-place finish in the 
Easterns. Last year, Farrar's 
first as head coach, the team 
finished third in the Easterns 
and forced a sudden-death 
playoff game with Navy for 
an NCAA tournament spot. 
"We played our best, but so 
did they," Farrar says. "We 
lost by two." 

This year Brown once 
again founciered in the East- 
erns, finishing seventh. But 
Ivy League play was a differ- 
ent story. Perhaps in no other 
sport is the Ivy rivalry more 
intense, particularly with 
Princeton and Harvard. So 
when Brown won the Ivy 
League Championship - and 
the bragging rights that go 
with it - this fiercely competi- 
tive team regained the sweet 
respect it has long deserved. 

After winning fourteen 
of fifteen games, in- 
cluding a victory over number- 
two-ranked UCLA, men's 
soccer entered the final two 
games of the season ranked 
third nationally and poised to 
finish the season in a burst of 

Kevin O'SuUivan '99 rises from the water, 
showing the strength and determination behind 
the water polo team's Ivy League Championship. 

glory. Instead they dropped 
a 2-1 decision to Hartwick in 
New York, then lost, again 
2-1, to Cornell at Stevenson 
Field. The Cornell defeat was 
the most crushing, for it 
denied Brown an automatic 
bid to the NCAA tournament. 
Instead, for the second year 
in a row the Bruins were Ivy 
cochampions and the recipi- 
ents of an NCAA at-large 
invitation. Despite this disap- 
pointment, the team is the 
first to win back-to-back Ivy 
titles since Columbia did it in 
the mid-1980s. 

The Cornell loss was little 
more than a stumble. At 
Stevenson Field on Novem- 
ber 19, the squad became the 
first Brown soccer team ever 
to win fifteen games in a 
season as it beat the Boston 
University Terriers, 2-1, in 
the first round of the NCAA 
tournament. The first point 
was scored by Gary Hughes 

'96, the Ivy League Player of 
the Year, whose goal came on 
a pass from senior Chris Fox, 
showing why Fox, along 
with Hughes and Len Liptak 
'96, are Ivy first-team selec- 
tions. After a second goal by 
Michael Rudy '99, BU rallied, 
but managed only one goal. 
The team made it sixteen 
wins the following Sunday, 
November 26, by shutting 
out the Lafayette Leopards, 
2-0, thereby advancing to 
the quarter finals and num- 
ber-one-ranked Virginia 
on December ■?. Q 

Season Results 

Football 5-5 

Field hockey 4-13 

Men's soccer 14-3 

Women's soccer 7-7-3 

Volleyball 6-20 

20 / DECEMBER 1995 




Advertisers Enroll in Ivy League Network 

When General Motors' Chevrolet divi- 
sion was shopping this spring for maga 
zines in which to kick off the cam 
paign for its 1995 Corvette, it found some in 
a sleepy comer of academe. 

By May. glossy two-page Corvette ads 
were appearing in the alumni magazines 
of Brown. Cornell. 
Dartmouth. Har- 
vard. Princeton. 
Stanford. Yale and 
the University of 

This year. 

Chevrolet was one 
of 22 national adver- 
tisers to make use of 
the Ivy League Magazine Network, which 
sells space in the nonprofit alumni maga 
zines that keep graduates of seven Ivy 
League schools and non-Ivy Stanford up 
to-date on campus news and classmates' 
comings-and-goings. (Columbia, the 
eighth meml)er of the Ivy League, doesn't 
have a magazine.) 

The Corvette ad shows the sleek yellow 
sports car parked on an elegant street, 
while a rugged-looking young man strolls 
by with a longing, backward glance. "The 
average dream lasts 6.6 minutes, " reads 
the tagline. "This isn't your average 

"People, especially guys when they re 
young, see a Corvette and say, That's 
where I want to be.' And that's not too far 
from the concept of the Ivy League," says 
Lew Eads. Corvette's advertising man- 

The idea of the Ivy network is strength 
in numbers, combined with impeccable 
demographics. Or. as the network pitches 
it: "880.000 highly educated, successful 
and well-rewarded readers - in the privacy 
of their own home." The magazines" com- 
bined circulation is comparable to that of 
The New Yorker - and their readers are 
even more affluent - in other words, at- 
tractive to marketers of $45,000 Corvettes 
and other luxury goods. 

The network, headquartered in Cam- 
bridge. Mass.. has existed for a quarter of 
a century. But only this year did it begin a 
full-blown marketing campaign to draw 
advertisers' attention to its elite reader- 
ship. "The demographics haven't 
changed; it was just a well-kept secret for 
awhile." says Laura Freid. the network's 
executive director and the publisher of 
Harvard Magazine. 

New sales teams in Detroit. New York 
and Cambridge helped boost the network's 
advertising sales revenue 2V7i this year to 
$1.41 million, reflecting a 27'I increase in 
advertising pages. 

While each school magazine sells ad 
space individually, the network offers a 
lO^t discount for ad placements in at least 
three Ivy League publications. It costs 
$12,095 for a four-color, full-page ad in 
Harvard Magazine alone; by placing the 
same ad through the network, the cost of 
space in Harvard Magazine drops to 
$10,885. says Tom Schreckinger, a network 
sales manager in New York. Most compa- 
nies advertise in the eight alumni maga 
zines plus the Harvard Business Bulletin, 
he adds, at a bulk rate of $40,175. 

According to Mendelsohn Media Re- 
search, an independent New York-based 
research company, the median household 
income of Ivy network readers is $115,200. 
That's higher than Business Week 
($107,500). Forbes I$1M.600), Town and 
Country ($99,700) and The New Yorker 
($99,600), according to a 1994 Mendelsohn 
survey of upscale households. 

With prices rising, "the affluent base 
IS becoming more and more important to 
advertisers." says Mitch Lurin. Mendel- 
sohn's president. Only four publications 
boast median household incomes higher 
than the Ivy League magazines: The Econ- 
omist ($121,000). Wine Spectator 
($119,600). Worth ($117,800) and New York 
($115,000). according to Mr. Lurin. 

Toyota's Lexus began advertising 
through the network six years ago. "It is a 
good, upscale, educated market that has 

always understood the essence of smart 
value. " says Ken Thomas, a Lexus mar- 
keting and sales manager. Lexus targets a 
"similar, educated crowd" by advertis- 
ing in Smithsonian. The New Yorker and 
The Atlantic Monthly, he adds. 

Along with demographics, the Ivy net- 
work markets the professed loyalty of its 
readers to their alma maters, and the time 
they spend poring through the magazines" 
class notes and obituaries. 

"The more that readers are involved in 
a magazine, the more they care about the 
advertising." says Anita McGrath. associ- 
ate media director for DDB Needham. the 
agency for Bermuda Tourism, which has 
advertised in the alumni magazines for 
two years. This year Turkish Tourism and 
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About the author 

E\ery year at the offices of U.S. News 
thev come around with a cart loaded 
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without ever having even cracked the 
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Executive editor at U.S. News & World 
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that would be useful, helpful, and practical, in the tradition of almanacs past. "In 
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there is too much information and too little time." 

One of best-read sections of U.S. Neius is "News You Can Use," Bernstein says, 
and the most popular issues of the magazine are those featuring annual guides. It's 
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To assemble and complete The Practical Guide, Bernstein and Christopher Ma, 
deputy editor at U.S. News, consulted more than 450 experts and utilized the skills 
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Bernstein and his wife. Amy D. Bernstein, are coeditors of Quotations From 
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The president-elect of the Brown Alumni Association, Bernstein lives with his wife 
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publisbed this 

year, placed 
Abbott Gleason 
in the first rank 

of Cold War 
historians. With 
the conflict over, 

what's next? 

In May 1964 a Han-ard 
graduate student named 
Abbott Gleason arrived in Tou- 
galoo, Mississippi, and joined 
the growing numbers gather- 
ing for Freedom Summer, the 
fiery season that would inspire 
and anger civil rights advo- 
cates for decades to come. To 
a young, aspiring historian the 
prospect of participating in an 
epochal moral crusade was 
irresistible. When President 
Johnson signed the Civil Rights 
Act that summer, Gleason 
sensed he was exactly where 
he should be. All around him, 
in town halls and backstreet ^^^^^^^^^^ 

lunch counters, the drama of 

equality was unfolding, moving inexorably forward 
under the oppressive Southern sun. History could 
hardly be more grand. The century's narrative, 
after stumbling over the horrors of Stalin's Gulag 
and Hitler's camps, was unfolding progressively, 
in the general direction of greater freedom and 
equality. First in foreign places like Germany, 
Italy, and Japan, and now in the United States, the 
enemies of egalitarian society were falling. Or so it 
seemed for a time iii 1964. 

But even a history in which the righteous pre- 
vail can be humiliating and terrifying, as Gleason 
was about to learn firsthand. Once the Civil Rights 
Act became law, activists in the South began testing 
local compliance. Dressed in suits, mixed-race 
groups - in Gleason's case, two wJiites and three 
blacks - entered lunch counters and restaurants, 
sat down, and waited to be served. Sometimes a 
waitress would say, "Look, if you just go to the 
window out back, we'll serve you." Other times 
she'd look to the other patrons, announce, "There 
are agitators here," and men would approach, ask- 
ing, "What are you doing here, nigger lovers?" 
Gleason remembers being spat on and punched. 

The unexpected fall 
of the Soviet Union has 

taught scholars that 

history is not ahvays a 

reliable guide to the 

future. It's a lesson, says 

historian Abbott 

Gleason, that was long 


Few things in his life, how- 
ever, prepared him for the 
terror of riding in a car along 
a country road and being 
pulled over and interrogated 
bv hostile Mississippi state 
troopers just two weeks after 
three young civil rights 
workers were murdered in 
the state. For a few moments, 
Gleason was not sure he 
would ever see Cambridge 

In fact, he returned in 
October. By 1969 he'd earned 
his doctorate and joined the 
Brown faculty as a Russian 
^^^^^^^^^^ specialist, becoming in 1993 

the Barnabv Conrad and 
Mary Critchfield Keeney Professor of History. But 
Gleason's thirty-one-year-old Mississippi memories 
have stayed with him. Within those experiences 
lay the seed of his later view of history, including 
his rejection of the idea that it evolves in recogniz- 
able stages toward a more progressive and civil 
world. During Freedom Summer Gleason began to 
understand the violent disarray that a civil society 
can mask. In TotaUtananism: The Inner History 
of the Cohi War, published by Oxford University 
Press last spring, he writes: "By the time the three 
civil rights workers had been murdered in Missis- 
sippi in the summer of 1964, my sense of exactly 
how the United States was different from the 
Soviet Union was becoming blurred. In the world 
of Sheriff Bull Connor and Governor George Wal- 
lace ... it simply became difficult as a practical 
matter for an idealistic young person to belie\e that 
Americans not only had a great ci\'ilization but in 
fact zuere civilization. . . ." 

Such long-held certainties received yet another 
blow on December 23, 1991, when Mikhail Gor- 
bachev quit as president of the Soviet Union, end- 
ing once and for all the pretense that there any 



longer was a Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. 
Gleason, who was finishing his history of the Cold 
War at the time, was as surprised as anyone by 
the fall of the nation that only a few months before 
had been demonized as the world's powerful and 
menacing "Evil Empire." 

Events like these, Gleason maintains, have 
exposed the shaky assumptions that support many 
popular views of twentieth-century history. At a 
time when academics in a range of disciplines are 
spinning out a new generation of grand theories, 
many historians and social scientists - Gleason 
among them - are growing theoretically more cau- 
tious. "The last fifteen years have driven the final 
nails into the coffin of the universalizing view of 
how societies work," he says. "There is no longer 
as much stress on models of development. Look 
at the fall of the Shah in Iran. If you'd asked what 
form of government would be likely to replace 
the Shah, you would have been told a more demo- 
cratic, modernizing form of government, or per- 
haps a form of Marxism, but not the theocracy 
they have now." 

In Gleason's view, events of the last few decades 
have even called into question the traditional justi- 
fication for studying 
history. "There's always 
been a belief in the pub- 
lic's mind that historians 
study history to predict 
the future," he says. "You 
study where you've 
been to chart how to get 
where you want to go. 
But studying Vietnam 

tells you nothing about 

Bosnia. History now pro- 
duces understanding in a more limited sense, an 
understanding full of ironies and paradoxes. If you 
spend a lot of time studying history, and you're 
humble about it, you'll have a vague sense of what 
people are likely to do in a certain situation." No 
longer, Gleason believes, can we expect more. 

Did you know that Mao didn't brush his 
teeth? According to his doctor, his teeth 
were green and he had horrible halitosis." 

Tom Gleason - he seldom goes by Abbott - sits 
in his office chair, relishing the image of a Mao with 
bad breath. Such puckish details fascinate him; 
they scale the pompous down to human size. His 
crowded, bookish warren conceals wry ironies 
and clues to a character with diverse and deeply 
felt passions. His constant companion there is 
Dinah, a thirteen-year-old mongrel acquired from 
the local pound and named after the cat in Alice 
in Woiuleiimid. On a bookshelf is a computer-gen- 
erated composite of Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin, and 
Mao - whose combined visage, Gleason observes, 
looks strikingly like that of Saddam Hussein. 

Gleason sometimes sounds like a reluctant spe- 

Interrogated by Mississipipi 

state troopers during 

19645 Freedom Summer, 

Gleason wondered whether he'd 

ever see Cambridge again. 

For almost thirty years Gleason's work at Brown 
has addressed both scholars and undergraduates. 

cialist. This expert on Russian culture and president 
of the American Association for the Advancement 
of Slavic Studies describes himself as "an Orwell 
nut," and like the British writer, he writes plainly 
and distrusts the overly narrow and the pedantic. 
"When the four-volume Orwell came out [in 
1968]," he says, "I got them and read through them 
almost immediately. 1 couldn't help thinking that 
my colleagues will read fi\'e history books while 
I do this." Another shaping influence was the great 
German historian Hannah Arendt, author of the 
famous 1951 study Tlw Origins of Totalitarianism, 
whom he believes is "the most fascinating thinker" 
in his own book on the subject. Like Orwell she, 
too, preferred the company of writers and critics 
to that of academics. 

Gleason's decision to become an historian 
came late. Competing with history were other 
loves, especially painting and jazz. "I chose his- 
tory," he explains, "not because that's what I'd 
rather do than painting, but because I felt I was 
better at it." In his office today is a portrait of 
the nineteenth-century Russian landscape painter 
Ivan Shishkin; nearby is one of the historian's 
own small abstract paintings. ("My style is some- 
where between Cubism and Jackson Pollock," 
he says.) Also on one wall is an autographed photo 
of jazz pianist McCoy Tyner and old snapshots 
of Gleason's two children: Nick, now twenty-seven, 
and Meg, twenty-four; in several photographs 
Meg wears an oversized tee-shirt with a simple 
Russian inscription: Time Flies. 

26 / DECEMBER 1995 

Black Panthers were among 

tJic U.S. radicals of the 

i^6os and 'yos who visited 

Gleason's class on tJie 

young Russian revolutionists 

of a century before. 

In Gleason's 
books the Soviet 

system is 
inseparable from 
Russian culture. 

In retrospect Gleason's study of history seems 
inescapable. His father was a medieval historian 
at Harvard, "which led me to say the last thing I 
would ever, ever do was become one myself." (His 
father was also a friend of fellow medievalist 
Barnaby Keeney, Brown's twelfth president.) The 
younger Gleason's mother, a portrait painter, was 
the daughter of another Har\ard historian, and 
Sarah Gleason, Tom's wife, is the author of Kindly 

Lights, a 1991 history of 

southern New England 
lighthouses - a book, 
Gleason admits, "which 
has made the family 
much more monev than 
anything I've ever 

When Gleason writes 
about his father in the 
introduction to Totaii- 
tarinuism, it's clear that 
his relationship with 
this daunting intellectual presence was at times 
stormy. Yet Gleason's father also pro\'ided his son 
with a crucial lesson about history's immediacy. 
After the attack on Pearl Harbor, S. Everett Glea- 
son moved his family to Washington, where he 
became an official for the Office of Strategic Ser- 
vices (OSS), the precursor to the CIA. During 
World War II, Tom Gleason explains, intelligence 
agencies were staffed with large numbers of aca- 
demics who "were used to taking documents con- 
taining very little information and coming to a rea- 
sonable conclusion about them." The elder 
Gleason eventually was appointed liaison officer 
between the OSS and the Joint Chiefs of Staff. 
Although the combination of academic rigor 
and government intrigue must have 
been thrilling for the young Gleason to 
observe, he ex'entually rebelled against 
his father's position as "a fer\'ent 
member of the Cold War elite." After 
the war, the elder Gleason joined the 
National Security Council under Presi- 
dents Truman and, later, Eisenhower. 
The resulting exposure to international 
politics, Gleason writes in Total- 
"both reflected 
and strength- 
ened his belief 
in a bipolar 
world and in the 
mission of the 
United States to 
preserve that 
world from Soviet 
domination." It 
was these beliefs 
that his son came 
to doubt amid the 
moral ambiguities 



of the Deep South in 1964 and that he would 
reexamine during the decade he worked on 

The excitement of Washington and the Mani- 
chaean world-view of his father greatly influenced 
Gleason's decision to study Russia. Still, he was 
miserable at first. "1 had no confidence in my 
choice," he recalls, "and no confidence in myself. 
1 felt 1 was somebody whose interest in history was 
part and parcel of his interest in literature and art 
and architecture and music. Yet here I was learning 
past paradigms of history instead of thinking 
for myself - something that was important to do, 
I feel now. But 1 didn't enjoy it." 

The turning point came when he began to teach. 
In the classroom, with students only a few years 
his junior, he could at last think for himself. And 
his students responded, nicknaming liim Tom Tutor. 
"As I've become older," Gleason says, "I've real- 
ized that students for obvious reasons have a bias 
for an\- bright-eyed, energetic young teacher." As 
his expertise grew, Gleason saw parallels between 
Russia and the United States as young offshoots of 
European culture. By this time, Gleason, a socialist 
as an undergraduate, had become a social demo- 
crat con\inced that modernity, with its emphasis 
on liberal American individualism, was misguided 
and sterile. "Later," he says, "I realized that I was 
more of a romantic collectivist than a socialist. My 
tendency was to understand personal relations in 
terms of families and small communities. I thought 
of that as a form of leftism, but it could just as eas- 
ily be a criticism from the right." 

Gleason became intrigued by similarities be- 
tween the Russian radicals of the 1860s and Ameri- 
can radicals of the 1960s. Russian radicalism even- 
tually led to the revolution of 1917; might the United 
States be headeci in the same direction? Out of 
such questions came his second book. Young Russin. 
(His first, European und Muscovite, was an expan- 
sion of his dissertation. "Your first book is written 
to please your professor," he explains. "You write 
your second book to please yourself.") 

Young Russia is as much a product of teaching 
as of scholarship. Gleason hit his stride as a teacher 
during his graduate years at Harvard, but Brown 
provided him with the opportunity to explore the 
cross-fertilization between the classroom and the 
study. "The people who taught me Russian history," 
he says, "were almost all emigres. Tliey were very 
European and were never at home in American 
culture. I had the idea that I could bring this world 
ali\e to American students better than my teachers 
had. I was enamored of the idea that I could do 
something that would be interesting to undergrad- 
uates and also to scholars." In the late 1960s and 
early 1970s, Gleason's Russian history course drew 
local radicals who imagined a kinsliip with those 
who laid the groundwork for the Russian Revolu- 
tion. "People would come from as far away as 
Boston to sit in on my class," Gleason recalls. "I 
even had a few Black Panthers come by." 




Most days 

thirteen- year- old 

Dinah snoozes 

while Gleason works. 

Although Gleason was intrigued by the 
parallels between the Russian radicals of 
the 1860s and those in the United States during 
the 1960s, he was a rigorous enough scholar to 
shun facile comparisons. His experiences in the 
South during Freedom Summer may have triggered 
doubts about the conventional wisdom he had 
inherited, but his growing familiarity with Russia 
and, more generally, with the Soviet Union tem- 
pered his politics during the ferocious Viehiam 
years. When he met with radical friends and col- 
leagues, he remembers, "I was usually the most 
right-wing antiwar person in the room." 

Gleason was content studying the Russia of 
the nineteenth century, but current events beck- 
oned. A Cold War was being waged with the very 
country whose history he knew so well, and he 
began exploring ways to apply his knowledge to 
it. The opportunity came in 1980, when he became 
the secretary of the Kennan Institute for Advanced 
Russian Studies. In those days the Kemian Insti- 
tute, which is part of the Woodrow Wilson Center 
at the Smithsonian in Washington, was a stop on a 
think-tank circuit featuring such well-known offi- 
cials as Henry Kissinger and Zbigniew Brzezinski 
(who would later write a cover blurb for Totnlitnri- 
anism). The world of the academy mingled freely 
with the world of Washington. "We had to decide 

things like what we would and wouldn't do with 
the CIA," Gleason says, "In addition to people 
who wanted to send exploding cigars to Fidel 
Castro, the CIA had an enormous arm of academ- 
ic analysis of the Soviet Union, especially in eco- 
nomics. They didn't differ from academic colleagues 
in any significant way. The only area where things 
got hairy was whether we could accept funding 
from the CIA for conferences and to support publi- 
cations - we didn't. That's a kind of problem you 
don't have in the history department at Brown." 
They were happy, nostalgic days for Gleason. 
Almost daily he rode an old bicycle to work from 
his family's house. (A tenant had earlier reported 
bourbon and cigarettes mysteriously disappearing; 
a neighbor who'd known Gleason's late father 
suggested that the old man, who was fond of both, 
was haunting the place.) The claptrap bicycle was 
an embarassment to Dillon Ripley, then head of 
the Smithsonian, who ordered a special rack built 
for it out of sight. For two-and-a-half years Glea- 
son read, studied, and attended lectures. His 
knowledge of twentieth-century Russia expanded 
quickly. In fact, the Kennan Institute, he now 
says, "forced me out of the nineteenth century and 
into the twentieth." It also gave him the idea for 
his next book, which would take him ten years 
to complete. 

28 / DECEMBER 1995 

The impetus was a conference, scheduled for 
1983, on George Orwell's 1984. Knowing of Glea- 
son's passion for the author, the conference orga- 
nizer asked him to present a paper on any aspect 
of Orwell's work. As Gleason reread Orwell's let- 
ters and essays dealing with the Spanish Civil 
War, he was struck by the author's comments on 
the collaboration between Stalin and Hitler in Spain. 
"There was the notion," Gleason says, "that there 
were structural similarities between communism 
and fascism, between the far left and the far right." 
Could it be, Gleason wondered, that scholars had 
focused too much on the differences between com- 
munism and fascism? Perhaps, he thought, more 
could be learned from what thev shared: a complete 
usurpation of power from the individual by the 
state - the totalitarianism Orwell so prescientlv sav\-. 

The question, Gleason estimates, dominated 
his working life from 1983 to 1993. As he did for 
Young Kiis^m, he made the concepts he was exam- 
ining a centerpiece of his courses at Brown, relying 
on his students to help refine and elaborate on 
his idea. The result. Totalitarianism, was published 
earlier this year to admiring reviews. In it Gleason 
traces the long history of the term, which originated 
seventy years ago in Mussolini's Italy to describe 
a system that its advocates hoped would replace 
the decadent bourgeois society of the nineteenth 
century with something brand new. Faith in gov- 
ernment's ability to create a fairer, more prosperous 
society was growing, and over the next few decades 
it would reach an all-time high. 

While Gleason's book looks primarily at totali- 
tarianism in Italy, Germany, and the So\'iet Union, 
it is particularly good at tracing the political uses 
of the term in the West. In Gleason's view. World 
War II and the Cold War are linked bv a free-world 
goal of beating back the threat of totalitarian gov- 
ernments. "The whole 
argument," he says, "is. 
Do fascism and com- 
munism have so much 
in common that one is 
justified in understand- 
ing them as similar 
manifestations of an 
identical set of things? 
It's the central question 

of the book." 

Although Totalitari- 
anism is a history, it sheds a fascinating light on the 
fall of the Soviet Union. The country failed, Glea- 
son suggests, because longstanding Russian politi- 
cal, cultural, and economic traits exacerbated com- 
munism's totalitarian tenciencies. In the end, 
bedrock characteristics of Russian culture helped 
turn communism into something oppressi\'e and 
hugely inefficient and demoralized. 

"You see in the Soviet Union all these Russian 
things that really have nothing to do with commu- 
nism," he says. "You see it in the cult of World 
War n there, in the monuments and the celebrations. 
And vou see it in the mummification of Lenin and 

As George Onocll suggested a 
half-century ago, the similarities 

between communism and 

fascism may he more significant 

than their differences. 

placing him on display for generations of Russians 
to see. That's \ery different from what Marxism 
calls for. Trotsky, for example, was very critical 
of it." But the practice, he adds, should not be sur- 
prising: "It goes back to the cult of the czar. 

"What brought me into this field was not the 
Cold War," Gleason clarifies, "but Russian culture, 
which has always been my area of interest. Totali- 
tarianism is Russian culture embedded in a twenti- 
eth-century context." 

The bright promise of 1964's Freedom Sum- 
mer has been replaced b\- a far more confus- 
ing post-totalitarian world. Gleason, an outspoken 
political liberal and a historian whose subject 
has suddenly vanished from the world stage, is 
unabashedly puzzled by the current historical 
moment. "I'm appalled," he says, "bv the attempt 
in this country to basically repeal everything that's 
happened since the McKinley Administration. Even 
here there's some connection to the end of the 
Soviet Union and the end of totalitarianism." 

The fall of the Soviet Union, he belie\'es, is 
only the most extreme example of hostility to the 
state that is sweeping the world. Many leaders 
belie\'e a new Utopia will now be created bv an 
unfettered marketplace. But Gleason fears that one 
result has been a growing "acceptance of inequal- 
ity." He explains: "As a liberal bom around 1940, 
I grew up feeling guilty about my privileged posi- 
tion. 1 still do. I always assumed that U.S. society 
needed to be more equal. 1 know there are limits. 
Soviet society taught us that if you use coercion 
to try to make a society equal, you can destroy it. 
But when the neoconser\ati\es came along in 
the late 1970s and '80s, that was the first thing they 
said: 'Liberals are fanatics about equality.' They 
argued that it's a vain effort because (a) it's not 
going to work and (b) it's unjust." His voice rises 
to a higher register, the passion from 1964 return- 
ing. "I used to feel I wasn't egalitarian enough, 
that 1 was too limited. Now I feel like I'm some 
lunatic martyr willing to be taxed more for the 
welfare state. That used to be a ho-hummer; now 
it's an extreme position." 

Such ironies and paradoxes, amplified by Glea- 
son's liberal passion, will continue to fascinate 
him. There is the paradox that the Cold War, the 
focus of his father's life and the catalyst for his 
own \outhful rebellion, has become a central con- 
cern of his own. And there is the irony of the dis- 
appearance of his subject just as Gleason's grand 
book about it was almost fiiiished. But, like a Mao 
with bad breath, such oddities are as amusing to 
Gleason as they are humbling. "Oh, sure, I'll miss 
the Cold VVar," he says. "Not because my subject 
is gone, but because grants, conferences, and all 
these things are drying up. But when the Cold VVar 
is over, the history of the Cold War still exists." 
He pauses, then adds, "If you're a historian, noth- 
ing ever dies." E] 


Now Read This! 

Publishing a student magazine means long hours, empty pockets, and 
blank pages at the eleventh hour. So why do the presses keep rolling? 

By Chad Gaits 

30 / DECEMBER 1995 

Eric Witherspoon '96 
and Nate Tassler '96, 
of Issues, which 
runs articles like 
"Generation X and 
the Late-Capitalist, 
Postmodern, Non- 
Cumulative World." 

To most students, the foyers of the Refectory 
and Faunce House are places to pass through 
on the wav to a meal. The traffic is usually brisk; 
nothing can stand safely between a student and his 
food for \'ery long. Yet from time to time, amid the 
voices and stampeding feet you'll see a student 
pause long enough to pluck a magazine from the 
piles off to one side. Each stack represents weeks 
of late-night work and frustration. Given the hours 
that go into production, the magazines' shelf life is 
poignantly short. "The recycling bins are usually 
pretty full on Mondays," a Rattv manager says. 
"They drop those weird magazines here on Friday 

Transient passageways are a fitting en\'ironment 
for student magazines. Since the Bninonian pub- 
lished its first issue in 1829 (see page 35), more than 
fifty ha\'e appeared on and disappeared from cam- 
pus. Some of the most ephemeral represent seniors' 
last-minute attempts to bolster their resumes, while 
others target specific issues that tend to run out 
of steam. Often the magazines are produced by 
friends with common interests; when the students 
graduate, so do their magazines. Readers may 
notice dramatic changes in design and focus from 
one volume to the next of the same magazine - 
again, a byproduct of rapid student turnover. 

What doesn't change among each year's crop 
of amateur editors is a diehard enthusiasm for 
publishing. The interests that spawn student mag- 
azines ^'ary from the haute culture of the long-run- 
ning Issues to the nitty-gritty science news of new- 
comer Cntnh/st. In each of the four magazines 
profiled here, the burdens of writing, illustration, 
photography, and pre-press production fall almost 
exclusix'ely on the handful of students inxolved. 
None has faculty sponsors, and each group has to 
present a detailed budget to the Undergraduate 
Finance Board for funding. These students learn 
early and firsthand that publishing a magazine 
isn't just about writing articles and taking pictures. 
E\ ery editor interviewed for this article expressed 
dismay at not having more paid adx-ertisements, 
but none complained about being unpaid. 

The urge to publish has defined the undergrad- 
uate life of Eric Witherspoon '96 ever since fresh- 
man orientation week, when he sneaked out of an 
(7 cappella concert to help a high-school friend lay 
out Issues, an arts magazine. In a small room on the 
second floor of Faunce House, they hunched in 
front of a computer screen until 1 a.m. Little did 
Witherspoon know that by the beginning of his 
junior year he'd be /sskcs' editor-in-chief, as well as 
the director of a more sophisticated student maga- 
zine-production facility. 

At the time of Witherspoon's escape from n cap- 
pella, CONMAG (Computer Network Management 
Group) was a single room housing four antiquated 
computers and a low-resolution printer. Through 
his and others' intense lobbying efforts, the space 
has doubled. Today the facility has six powerful 

computers, a scan- 
ner, state-of-the-art 
layout and graphic- 
design software, a 
printer, and a file 
ser\'er. "CONMAG 
isn't as sophisti- 
cated as it could 
be," Witherspoon 
says, "but every- 
thing vou need 
to make a maga- 
zine is right here. 
1 spend way too much 
time in here," he adds - on average, 
se\'enty to eighty hours working on each issue 
of Issues. 

Without CONMAG, student editors would 
have to use scanners in the Sciences Librar\' or the 
Multimedia Lab, and public-cluster computers in 
the Watson Center for Information Technology 
(CIT). Typically crowded, the public clusters are 
designed more for reading e-mail and typing 
papers than for producing magazines. 

"CONMAG is a production headquarters," 
Witherspoon says. "Most [student] magazines are 
much more deadline-driven than Issues. They can't 
exactly monopolize a room in the CIT the night 
before they go to press." 

Designing most of /ss»fs on a good computer 
at home gives Eric Witherspoon more free- 
dom than many of his fellow student editors, but 
it's also time-consuming. This semester he has 
shared some of the /ssid'.s work with its new editor- 
in-chief, Nate Tassler '96. 

First published in January of 1971, Issues is one 
of the longest-running student magazines on cam- 
pus. Its longevity may be due partly to an early- 
retirement policy for editors. Having already 
ser\ed as editor-in-chief, Witherspoon has been 
"demoted" to art director. Nevertheless, he still 
seems very much in control. 

"Issues has gone through a lot of stages," With- 
erspoon says over a strawberry iced latte at Ocean 
Coffee Roasters on Waterman Street. "For a while 
people referred to it as 'that Spy rip-off,' then they 
called it 'that gay magazine,' then it was 'that arty 
magazine.' " The most striking changes since the 
seventies are in the magazine's name (reflecting its 
frequency of publication) and the sophisfication of 
its design. Originally called Issues Weekly, it then 
became Issues Monthly, then Issues Quarterly, and 
now, simply. Issues. The look has changed, too: 
from a scrappy tabloid weekly on newsprint to a 
contemporary arts journal printed on heavy paper. 

Issues' audience has evolved along with its 
look. When it was a weekly tabloid, arficles were 




Edit Providence 
Cape Cod 


served to distract from what the 
body is (rumbling, twitching) 
and focus on what it is not (a 
well-drafted, one-dimensional 

"There's a sense that Issues is 
inaccessible," Witherspoon says. 
"When we read a submission," 
he nods in Tassler's direction; 
Tassler nods back, "we say to 
ourselves: 'Is this something that 
more than five people will 

"Issues has a narrower focus 
than it used to," he continues. "A 
lot of new magazines have 
stepped into roles we used to 
fill." He pauses to sip his latte. 
"We're writing for the people 
who are interested in what we're 
writing about." 


Jon van Gieson '96 at 
Exit 20. Parody is easy, 
he says, when there's a 
protest every day. 

newsy, campus-related, and relatively short. In its 
latter-day form, features on such topics as the 
punk rock band Fugazi or "Generation X and the 
Late-Capitalist, Postmodern, Non-Cumulative 
World" run long and are sometimes forbidding. 
Last spring, in an article titled "Their Hands Inside 
Our Heart Cavities: Televisualizing a More Bodily 
Body in Emergency T.V. Drama," Amely Greeven 
'95 wrote: "The body as represented in publicity 
was thus a pre-formed whole whose relation to the 
individual in a flat either/or binary (Me/Not Me), 

on van Gieson '96 has differ- 
ent ideas about the reader- 
ship of Exit 20, Brown's humor 
magazine. "Our audience is any- 
one who eats in a dining hall," he 
deadpans, "and our mission is to 
make them laugh." In billowy 
floral pants and a Mickey Mouse 
t-shirt, van Gieson has no trouble 
being funny. 

Editor-in-Chief van Gieson 
and his E.xit 20 colleagues have 
parodied and poked fun at 
ex'erything from Brown's course 
catalogue to need-blind admis- 
sions. Published for the first time 
in February 1993, Exit 20 claims 
to be a direct descendant of the 
Brown lu^, a student humor mag- 
azine published from 1920 to 
1933 - though it is unclear 
whether any staff member has 
ever actually seen a copy of the 
lug. "I've been meaning to - for 
years," van Gieson insists. 

On the cover of Exit 20's pre- 
miere issue Mona Lisa is thinking to herself, "What 
a bunch of morons." Inside, an editor's note attacks 
the University for spending money on "meaning- 
less endeavors that will affect only a tiny percent- 
age of the student body" - namely. Exit 20. Though 
such self-consciousness is rampant in the maga- 
zine, the editors do occasionally talk about other 
things. In the Spring 1993 issue, they announced 
"The Applied Departments," in which a student can 
"take a seemingly conceptual and theoretical field 
and apply it to real-life situations." Courses include 

32 / DECEMBER l^^S 

Snappy Pamphlets and Fliers" in Applied English, 
The SeU-Out Myth" in Applied Visual Arts, and 
Spanking" in Applied Philosophy. 

An artist who has been drawing car- 
toons since first grade, \'an Gieson grew up 
in New York and came to Brown "because 
of a great interview with an eighty-three- 
year-old Pembroker." He didn't make up 
his mind, though, until he visited the cam- 
pus. "It was right after the takeover of Uni- 
versity Hall [by students demanding need- 
blind admissions]. It was a great kind of 
energy to be around." 

It is difficult to tell if van Gieson's 
aim is to fan the flames of activist stu- 
dents' confrontational energy, or simply 
make fun of it. "Need-blind admissions 
is an important issue," he says, "but 
when there's a protest every day, it 
gets very easy to parody, no matter 
how important it is." 

Three davs before the fall issue 
went to press, van Gieson had 
worked approximately forty-five 
hours on the magazine In a single 
week, mostly at night after his 
classes. "We've still got six pages to fill," he said. 
"We're thinking of printing blank pages with the 
word 'Notes' at the top - that way it would seem 
deliberate. . . . Sure you don't want to submit 

To Lisa Chalmers '97, putting out a magazine is 
serious business. As editor of the Brou'ii Eco- 
iwinic Review, first published in 1991, she inherited 
from former editor Min Soo Kim '93 a clear, no- 
nonsense view of its role. "People laugh at Brown 
graduates in economics," Kim told her. "They say, 
'How can you have gone there?' " The Economic 
Review is committed to establishing a more serious 
reputation for the study of economics at Brown. 

The magazine carries dense and complicated 
investigations of a variety of issues, from health- 
care reform to the devaluation of the Mexican 
peso. The magazine doesn't shy from highly 
charged, extremely political subjects, which it 
addresses in theoretical and difficult language. As 
a result, the Economic Review may be a student 
magazine that many students don't understand. 
Asked if she'd consider making articles more read- 
able, Chalmers retorts, "Whv should they be sim- 
plified? That's a bit of an insult to students." 

Although many Economic Review authors are 
faculty, alumni, or graduating seniors in economics, 
the magazine has no official ties to the department. 
"Sometimes we go to faculty for advice, or to have 
them read through a submission," Chalmers says, 
"but they don't make decisions for us." 

Their scrappy self-determination and desire to 
burnish the department's image on their own time 
indicate just how serious these students are. It also 
may explain why the Economic Revieu' is Brown's 
only student magazine with a cover price ($2.50). 

Don 't be fooled by the 
stuffed animals. Lisa 
Chalmers '97 edits 
the hard-hitting Brown 
Economic Review, a 
student magazine few 
students can cozy up to. 


This fall, in their spare time between classes, 
Celia Day '96 and Andrew Norden '98 have 
been editing, assigning, and writing articles; going 
through a laborious funding process; and reinvent- 
ing their magazine - Cdtah/st - from scratch. The 
only computerized version of last year's issue was 
inadvertently erased. 

As a team, Day and Norden are trying to fill 
the gap left by the departure of Franz Johansson 
'95, the science magazine's founder. "The initial 

impulse was completely Franz's," Day says. "He 
handled the whole thing by himself." While Q7f(7- 
h/st may have given Johansson a good line on his 
resume, Day and Norden are the only reasons it 
will publish a second time. 

"Catalyst will come out this semester," Norden 
promises, "even if we have to pay for it ourselves." 
By securing independent funding from several of 
Brown's science departments last year. Catalyst 
was able to bypass the normal route for obtaining 

34 / DECEMBER 1995 



While specialized technical journals stock 
library shelves, Catalyst editors Andrew 
Norden '98 and Celia Day '96 aim for a mix 
that everyone can understand. 

student funding: official constitution by the 
Undergraduate Council of Students; then bud- 
get submission, hearings, and approval through 
the Undergraduate Finance Board. The process 
is purposely long to discourage the funding of 
fly-bv-night start-ups. 

Catalyst attracted independent funding partly 
because of its inviting portrayal of the sciences. 
The simply designed magazine includes short 
research summaries from the major science 
departments and longer articles varying from 
from "DNA Fingerprinting and the O.J. Simp- 
son Case," to "Serving the Ancient Ones" - a 
graduate student's account of her fieldwork 
with leatherback turtles. "Last year the admis- 
sion office asked us for reprints to send to 
incoming science concentrators," says Norden. 
"We must be doing something right." 

The magazine also serves as a vehicle for 
combining good science and good writing. 
"There is exactly one half-credit course on science 
writing, and hundreds on how to write an English 
paper," Dav says. "We'd like to create a place for 
students to learn by doing." 


■ ou'd think students working this hard 
I for no pay would ha\'e a professional 
goal in mind - that they'd all want to become 
magazine writers, photographers, or designers 
after leaving Brown. You'd be wrong. 

Eric Witherspoon plans to spend a year in 
China, continuing his research into that coun- 
try's history. Celia Day wants to do fieldwork 
in vertebrate paleontology. Lisa Chalmers hopes 
to enter a buyer's program in the retail clothing 
industry. Andrew Norden will go to medical 
school. Only Jon van Gieson may be in it for the 
long haul. He'd like to syndicate his comic strip, 
"Tales From The Established Norm," which cur- 
rently appears in the Brown Daily Herald. 

Even if their magazine work ends up as 
a vaguely-remembered piece of college 
nostalgia, these students will leave behind 
unblinking portraits of life on the Brown cam- 
pus. Their magazines will be filed next to the 
Brunonian and the Brown Jug on the shelves of 
the Brown Archives, where students of the 
next millenium v\'ill flip through them, smile, 
and marx'el at the naivete of student publish- 
ers in the good old days. ED 

The Brown 


The great-great-grandfather of all student 
magazines, the Brunonian, was first pub- 
lished in Julv 1829. Surviving in its orig- 
inal form onlv until 1831, it was revived 
under the same name in 1868 and printed 
its final issue in 1918. In its rex'iew of the 
original Brunonian, the Literary Subaltern 
pulled no punches: "Decidedly one of 
the most ridiculous and stupid productions 
that ever disgraced the press ... it is just 
what might be expected from an institvition 
which is under the management of such a 
man as Francis Wayland." 

The Brown Women's CoUege (renamed 
Pembroke in 1928) premiered its own 
magazine, Sepiad, in 1901, ten years after 
women first were admitted for study at 
Brown. Produced until 1928, the maga- 
zine then split into \rwo publications. 
The Record was a weekly newspaper not 
unlike the Broioi Daily Herald, but staffed 
completely by Pembrokers. The Brown 
Alumnae Newsletter began as a short 
mimeograph and eventually became the 
full-fledged Petubroke Alunnm magazine 
in 1957. In 1972 the Alunnia merged with 
the Brown Alumni Monthly. 

Claiming that its pages were "obscene 
and unfit for public reading," Pro\'idence 
police pulled the January 1924 issue of 
Casements, a student literary magazine, 
from the sheh'es of local bookshops and 
newsstands. The offending material, 
written by Fredson Bowers '25, was 
intended as a parody of D.H. Lawrence. 
A short sample of the shocking prose: 
"He looked at her sensually. She looked 
at him sensually. They looked at each 
other sensually - they were standing in 
front of a rabbit pen.... He accidentally 
brushed against her, and their flesh 
seemed to cling together." 

The only student magazine ever to achieve 
fame outside the campus commimity, 
the Brown Jug was published from 1920 
to 1933, with a short-lived revival in 1967. 
The jug's notable contributors included 
one of tliis century's greatest humorists, 
S.J. Perelman '25, a cartoonist and writer 
who went on to pen screenplays for the 
Marx brothers and become a regular con- 
tributor to the New Yorker. 


It all began with Gladys Knight and 
the Pips. Before Gordon Chambers 
could even talk, he was toddling over 
to the record player in his parents' Bronx 
apartment and pointing at the Gladys 
Knight albums. The other records his 
part-time disc jockey father brought 
home on Friday nights during the early 
1970s - the new reggae, disco, and soul 
music that family friends flocked to the 
house to hear - sounded, to his young 
but discerning ear, just okay. Gladys 
was the one whose songs Chambers, 
once he learned to speak in sentences, 
belted out in the bathtub. 

Now singers - both professionals and 
those of the bathtub variety - are belting 
out his songs. Soul divas Anita Baker 
and Toni Braxton, rappers Naughty By 
Nature and Queen Latifah, and girl 
groups Brownstone and Jade are among 
the pop artists recording Chambers's 
words and music as fast as he can put 
them on paper. In the past two years his 
name has repeatedly climbed Billboimi's 
R&B and pop charts as the author of 
such top-forty singles as "I Apologize" 
and "If You Love Me." 

Yet building a reputation among 
cutthroat music producers and rubbing 
elbows with pop's top echelon aren't 
what drive Chambers. Like the charac- 
ters in his romantic ballads, he's looking 
for love and appreciation; he finds it in 
such places as the third row at Anita 
Baker's Atlantic City concert this year, 
watching her croon "I Apologize," and 
hearing the audience sing along with 
every word. "I turned around," Cham- 
bers says, "and saw thousands of black 
women singing as loudly in back of me 
as she was in front of me." No Billboard 
chart ever made him feel that good. 

Teaneck, New Jersey, almost did. 
That's where Chambers's parents 
moved so their two sons could get a top- 
notch public-school education; it's also 
where he began to flourish as a musi- 
cian. He studied the trumpet and classi- 
cal piano, played in bands, and began 
writing songs - "mostly overly opti- 
mistic love songs," he says, a la Lionel 
Richie and "Endless Love." But a friend's 
death in 1986 pushed him to a deeper 
level of composing. The song Chambers 
wrote in memory of the seventeen-year- 

to Mid town 


Gordon Chambers '90 wants 

to make your heart melt. 

Just listen. 


old girl murdered by her boyfriend made 
him realize that "if you write honestly 
from your own experience, you'll touch 
an awful lot of people," 

Throughout high school, Chambers's 
father urged him to sing his own compo- 
sitions, just as he tried - unsuccessfully - 
to push football and basketball on his 
unathletic son. Not until Chambers was 
ensconced at Brown, playing in one band 
after another, did he finally tire of hear- 
ing other people's voices interpret his 
songs. Opening his own mouth gave him 
a freedom he'd never felt before. "When 
you're an instrumentalist," he explains, 
"the music comes through a conduit. 
But when you're singing, it comes from 
your own anatomy - you can literally 
feel it from your toes to your nostrils." 

So when Chambers returned to New 
York after graduation, it was as a singer. 
He found a day job as an editorial assis- 
tant at Essence magazine, rising to enter- 
tainment editor within three years. But 
nights he spent in jazz clubs, singing to 
positive reviews and gathering a small 
circle of fans. SHU, the fairy-tale trajectory 
Chambers had imagined - talent scout 
sees young genius perform and offers 
record deal - didn't happen. "In New 
York, the music industry doesn't exactly 
revolve around live performers," he 
explains. "Everything is a demo tape. As 
I started figuring out how it all works, I 
realized I had to get my chops together 
in the studio." Chambers also recognized 
that the life of a jazz performer is a life on 
the road. Not wanting to exist out of a 
suitcase, he turned to R&B. 

The songs begin with an image in his 
head. If that image is clear enough, the 
lyrics flow out of him in twenty minutes 
or half an hour; a subway ride from his 
midtown office back to his apartment in 

Brooklyn, maybe. The melody floats 
along simultaneously. For the Anita 
Baker anthem "I Apologize," the image 
in his head was of a single black woman 
on the telephone. "Somebody who could 
be my mother," Chambers says, "some- 
one who just had a bad argument, gets 
the operator on the line, and says, 'Girl, 
let me talk about it.' " The song is one of 
many written by Chambers that female 
vocalists have chosen to record, but he 
rejects the notion that he possesses any 
special insight into women's psyches. 

"Emotions are emotions," he insists. 
"We all want romance, fantasy, to be 
in love - that's just human desire. Male 
or female, nobody wants it any less." 
If Chambers wrote books they'd be 
romance novels, minus the bodice-rip- 
per covers: full of passion and tender 
words, the characters always searching 
for love and hungering for better rela- 
tionships. "When I'm writing a love 
song," Chambers says, "I need to make 
it more than just 'I'm in love and it feels 
great.' It's more like, 'I'm a better person 
because of you.' I try to write from a 
place of gratitude." 

Despite the thrill and gratitude 
Chambers feels hearing words he wrote 
on Anita Baker's lips, he is itching, once 
again, to sing his own songs. College 
acquaintances - people who knew him 
as a singer - often ask when his solo 
album will be released; he advises them 
to hang on, assures them they'll see 
his face in record stores soon. Because 
he's only twenty-six, his impatience 
and confidence seem excessive. Then 
he reminds you that his first song - an 
ode to Jonathan Livingston Seagull - 
was commissioned by the state of New 
Jersey when he was eleven years old. 
"Impatience," he says, "isn't really a 
factor when you've been working on 
something for almost fifteen years." 

Even if a solo singing career takes 
longer to get off the ground than 
Chambers hopes, he's willing to wait. 
Meanwhile, there are plenty of lyrics 
and melodies to scribble in cabs and 
trains, whenever he has twenty minutes 
to spare. "If you're a musician," he 
says, "you make music whether you 
think people will want to listen or not." 
Chances are they will. El 

.36 / DECEMBER 1995 

In the studio: Chambers was 
weaned on the music of 
Gladys Knight, but now she 
sings his songs in concert. 



These distinguished young literati comprised the 
1893-94 editorial board of Brown's earliest student 
publication, the Brunonian. Begun as a literary 
magazine in 1829, by the late nineteenth century 
it had become a biweekly compendium of campus 
news and editorials. It was last published in 
February 1918. 

38 / DECEMBER 1995 

The Classes 

Bv James Reinbold 



Gus Anthony writes, "Don't let anvone 
tell \iiu that there is no longer a free lunch. 
I'm planning to accept for the twentieth time 
Brown's free feed, which thev call the 50-Plus 
Luncheon. It's kind of lonesome eating alone; 
who's going to join me at our 70th reunion?" 


™ On Aug. 29 seven members of the class met 
for lunch and reminiscing at the Larchwood 
Inn in Wakefield, R.l. Present were Gladys 
Kletzle Murphey, who came from Sarasota, 
Fla.; Ruth Hill Hartenau, who came from 
Westchester, N \ ; Arline Dyer Beehr, Eleanor 
Sarle Briggs, Sarah Mazlck Saklad, Josephine 
Nass Mullen, and Doris Hopkins Stapelton 



The 6sth reunion will be held Memorial 
Day weekend. May 24-27. If vou ha\e any 
questions or suggestions, please call reunion 
headquarters at (401) 863-1947. Remember to 
save the dates. 

Jean Martin Yoder and her husband, 
Harry, are retired. They live near several col- 
leges and enjoy campus programs and 
events. On Sept. 14 they celebrated their 6oth 
wedding anniversary. Jean and Harry live in 
Bluffton, Ohio. 


Maurice Clemence, Wellesley, Mass., con- 
tinues to be acti\ e in the affairs of Old Stur- 
bridge Village, Mass., although he retired from 
the board of trustees last April. 


Your reunion committee has been busy 
making plans for your 6oth reunion to be 
held Memorial Day weekend. May 24-27. If 
you have any questions or suggestions, 
please call reunion headquarters at (401) 863- 
1947. Remember to sa\'e the dates. 

David Mittleman, Manchester, Vt., says 
he's enjoying good health, "all things consid- 
ered." David spends six months each year at 
Club Rio Mar in Puerto Rico. 


Last spring Ed Rich, of East Hebron, Conn., 
was commissioned to car\e eight large items 
plus a ten-foot eagle for the new replica 
schooner Americn by Schooner America U.S.A. 
In 1971 Ed, who is known as The Bean Hill 
Whittler, did the trail boards for the Bernie 
Schaefer replica of Ainencn, the schooner that 
in 1851 defeated fourteen British yachts to 
win the first America's Cup. Ed adds that the 
eagle weighs about 480 pounds. Ed retired 
as a mechanical engineer in 1961 and has been 
a serious woodcarx^er since then. 


Clara Schwab Wisbach's new address is 
2(19 Cambridge Rd., Crescent Park, Unit 411, 
Woburn, Mass. 01801. "It's great to be back in 
the Bostcin area," she writes. From January 
through April Clara will be in the Sarasota, Fla., 
area at Pelican Cove. "1 hope all my classmates 
are in similar good health." 


■ Nicholas J. Calderone's nephew, Robert 
Winter '67, was featured in the October BAM. 

So the weather outside is frigid - that's no 
reason to delay making plans for your 55th 
reunion. May 24-27. In fact, this is the time for 
\'ou to contact your classmates and convince 
them to attend the reunion, too. The March 
mailing will contain all the details, including 
the registration form, schedule, and informa- 
tion on costs. 

If you ha\'e any questions or suggestions, 
please call reunion headquarters at (401) 863- 
1947. Remember to save the dates. We are 
looking forward to seeing you and helping 
you enjoy the 53th reunion - our best yet. 
- Sophie ScJiaffcr Blistein and Earl Hnningtoii 

Louis Berger Jr. and Gloria were delighted 
bv a visit from Walt Jusczyk and EUie this 
past June. "I am amazed at how many Brown 
pitching records are still held by my ex-bat- 
terymate, nearly fifty-five years after our grad- 
uation," Lou writes. "Walt was a sensational 
pitcher in any era. It was a privilege to have 
been his teammate," 

Clifton S. Gustafson moved from his 
apartment in Cambridge, Mass., to an apart- 
ment in the Boylston Building of the Pruden- 
tial Center in Boston. He put his Naples, Fla., 
condo up for sale in No\'ember, but he is keep- 
ing his home in Chatham, Mass. 

Abraham Schwartz retired last September 
from the practice of restorati\e dentistry in 
Pro\'idence. "I am enjoying retirement with a 

What's new? 

Please send the latest about vour job, 
family, travels, or other news to The 
Classes, Bwivn Alumni Monthly, Box 
1854, Prox'idence, R.I. 02912; fax (401) 
863-9595; e-mail BAM@brownvm. Or vou may send a note 
via your class secretary. Deadline for 
the April classnotes: January 15. 

real zest," he writes, "and am staying happily 
busy." He is living at 5201 N.W. 2nd Ave., #414, 
Boca Raton, Fla. 33480 until May, when he'll 
move to Cherry Hill, N.J., to be near his 


Virginia Stevens Hood, New Vineyard, 
Maine, donated a large quantity of old cloth- 
ing to the costume department at Browm. 
Director Phillip Contic made the experience a 
joy, she says. "I am still plugging away at try- 
ing to read. God bless talking books." 

Leonard T. Lubin, Cleveland, had open 
heart surger\' on July 3. He is doing well and 
resuming all activities. 


Plans for our 50th reunion are well under 
way. Be sure to mark your calendars. May 
24-27. If you ha\'e not alread\' done so, please 
return your yearbook questionnaire immedi- 
ately, if you have questions or have not 
received a reunion mailing, please call reunion 
headquarters at (401) 863-1947. 


We joined the class of '46 for a delightful 
off-year reunion luncheon on Saturday, May 
27, at the Sharpe Refectory. A li\ely meeting 
was held after lunch, during which we dis- 
cussed various ideas for our "^oth reunion. Pre- 
sent at the luncheon were Hope Finley Boole, 
Frank Richardson Brautigam, Paula Libby 
Feldman, Jane Walsh Folcarelli, Helen Nel- 
son Gerber, Joan Fitzgerald Galrick (reunion 
cochair), Eileen Cummings Heaton (trea- 
surer), Richard Huntley, Norm Jerome, Betty 
Asadorian Kougasian (president), Joe Palas- 
tak. John Schleck, Jean Grady Thomas, and 
Anne Renzi Wright (co-secretar\ ). 

Please send your news items to class sec- 
retaries: Anne R. Wright, 60 SeaView Ave., 
Wakefield, R.I. 02879; or Alan Maynard, 12 
Bayou Dr., Greenville, R.I. 02828. 

The class mourns the death in early 
March of Elliott Andrews and sends its sym- 
pathy to his v\ife, Connie Hurley Andrews 
'48, and their children. 

Anne Renzi Wright retired recently as 
business manager of the Prout School in 
Wakefield, R.l. Last March she and Ross spent 
a week in St. Thomas \'isiting their daughter. 


Julie, who is a natural resource specialist at the 
University of the Virgin Islands. Anne's 
younger daughter, Cathy, is at Yale working 
on a master's degree in archaeological studies. 



Alma Jackvony Fontana has been 
involved for many years with The Players, an 
amateur theater group in Providence. Her 
responsibilities have encompassed all aspects 
of the theater group, from acting to member- 
ship on the board. She is cowriter and director 
of a play that will celebrate the group's 2,oooth 
performance this month. 

Lotte Van Geldem Povar and her hus- 
band, Morris, spend winters in Boca Raton, 
Fla., where Lotte writes occasional opinion 
pieces for the local newspaper. She enjoys tak- 
ing classes at Florida Atlantic University. 


PennsvK ania Superior Court Judge Phyllis 
Whitman Beck was re-elected to the board of 
directors of the American Judicature Society, a 
national organization that promotes improve- 
ments in the courts. She recently served as 
chair of the Governor's Judicial Reform Com- 
mission and is a member of Pennsylvanians 
for Modem Courts and the American Law 
Institute, serving on the latter's Committee on 
Family Dissolution. Phyllis, who lives in 
Wynnewood, Pa., is a former vice dean of the 
University of Pennsylvania Law School. 


Lawrence Lincoln (see Bob Lincoln '83). 

John J. Sullivan Jr. is a semi-retired agent 
for New York Life after forty years with the 
firm. Jack and his wife, Margaret, divide their 
time between Danbury, Conn., and Palm Aire 
in Sarasota, Fla. 

Harry S. Westcott writes that after fifteen 
years in Walpole, N.H., he's become a gentle- 
man farmer on the James River near Roanoke, 
Va. The farm is 350 acres of fields and forest 
with spectacular views of the Allegheny Moun- 
tains to the northeast and the Blue Ridge 
Mountains to the southwest. Harry spends 
winters at Cypress Cove Resort in Kissimmee, 
Fla., and summers at Cedar Waters Village 
in Nottingham, N.H. "It's awful we ha\e to live 
like this." 



Be sure to save the dates. May 24-27, so 
you can join the fun. Your committee is hard 
at work planning reunion activities. The 
weekend will be a good time to catch up with 
old friends and make new ones. We hope 
you will join your classmates for this memo- 
rable weekend. You should have received 
your first reunion mailing by now. If not, 
please contact reunion headcjuarters at (401) 

Robert J. Kramer, Doylestown, Pa., has 
been named executive vice president and 
director of marketing for the ASM Mutual 
Fimd, a no-loati index fund that tracks the 
thirty stocks in the Dow Jones industrial 

Average. Offices are located in Tampa, Fla. 

Robert L. Warsh, Loudonville, N.Y., con- 
tinues as president of the Brown Club of 
Northeast New York. He recently spent a 
weekend on Cape Cod with Pi Lambda Phi 
fraternity brothers Art Green, Carl Ostroff, 
Ron Pritzker, Ken Sisson 'sn, and Ron Wilson 
'50. Robert's daughter, Alexandra '91, is a 
television news anchor at Channel 62 in Hud- 
son Valley, New York; a son, Kevin, gradu- 
ated ciini Iniide from Harvard Law School in 
1995 and is working for Morgan Stanley in 
New York City; and son Brad is working in 
Cambridge, Mass. 


Alan Levy is founding editor-in-chief of 
Vic Pru^uc Poft, an English-language weekly 
in the Czech capital that is ranked among 
Europe's best newspapers. The Posf has more 
than 40,000 readers and has been featured on 
NBC's Toiiny, CBS's 60 Miniik's, and ABC's 
Prime Time Lii'c, all presenting Prague as "the 
Left Bank of the nineties," a phrase coined by 
Alan in his first Prague Profile column in 
1991. Among Alan's "Left Bankers" are Alexa 
Albert 'go and Andy Sack '89, who worked 
on the first two Prague Post books, an invest- 
ment guide and a health manual; Suzy Ort 
'89, who is working with the Charter 77 Foun- 
dation; and Kristin M. Olson '8g, who is 
active in bookselling and magazine publish- 
ing in Prague. Alan's seventeenth book. The 
Wii'sciitlml File, a 46^-page nonfiction Holo- 
caust epic, was published in the U.S. in 1994 
and won the 1995 U.S. Author of the Year 
award from the American Society of Journal- 
ists and Authors. Gilbert Bach hosted a book- 
signing reception in his Manhattan apartment 
during Alan's ten-city tour. 


John Cobb (see Steve Cobb '86). 
Barbara Grad Robblns had reunions with 
two classmates before the 4(ith reunion last 
May. She saw Ann Stewart Orth in Nashville 
in March, when she visited her son, Ivan 
Robblns '81, a physician and pulmonary fel- 
low at Vanderbilt Medical Center. In April 
she saw Nancy Harrold Thomas in Richmond, 
Va. Ann and Nancy were botli in Barbara's 
freshman dorm, and she was very happy to 
see them again. Ivan was married in July to 
Cherie Ryan (Kent State '85). Barbara and her 
husband tra\eled to Thailand, Bhutan, and 
Hong Kong in October. If you are in New York, 
call her at (212) 879-S180. 


A tribute to our college days is being 
planned, and we want you to be there. Save 
the dates. May 24-27. Your presence is what 
the reunion is all about. If you have not yet 
received your first mailing, please contact 
reunion headquarters at (401) 863-1947. 

Judith Kweskln Greenfield (see Susan 
Greenfield 'S^) 

J. Bradford Greer retired from Chase Man- 
hattan last .April and started Greer Capital 
Management Company in Palm Beach, Fla., in 

May. "We manage money and are forming a 
trust company which should open in early 


Vema Werlock Cobb (see Steve Cobb 



Ronald J. Offenkrantz announces the 
arrival of his second grandson, Eli Samuel, on 
July 8 to his son, Jonathan Offenkrantz '87, 
and his wife, Deborah, (Another note can be 
found under the '87 news.) 


Jane Allison Lean and her husband, David, 
who retired in September, ha\e moved from 
Bethesda, Md., to their summer/retirement 
home on a lake in northwest Michigan. The 
address is 4093 Birch Dr., Honor, Mich. 49640; 
(616) 882-2321. Jane would be happy to hear 
frcim anyone in "this neck of the woods." 

61 53S^E^ 

> our reunion committee has been busy 
making plans for the 35th reunion to be held 
Memorial Day weekend. May 24-27. If you 
have any questions or suggestions, please call 
reunion headquarters at (401 ) 863-3380. 
Remember to save the dates. 

This year Forrest Broman will complete a 
five-year term as superintendent of Escuela 
Campo Alegre, a private international school 
in Caracas, Venezuela, with 1,000 students 
from fifty-five countries. For eighteen years 
he was director of the American school in 
Israel, where the high school building was 
named after him when he left in 1991. Over 
the past few years he has developed and 
directed the Principal's Training Center for 
International School Leadership, which has 
trained more than 1,000 current and aspiring 
international school administrators in one- 
week training programs held in London, 
Rome, Geneva, Hong Kong, and Miami, Fla. 
Forrest continues to direct Tlie Inteinational 
Educator, a news and job advertisement 
newspaper with 13,000 copies reaching 700 
international schools and 7,000 individuals 
throughout the world. He plans to relocate to 
Cape Cod next summer. His son will gradu- 
ate siimmn cum Inudc in international finance 
from Brandeis in January, and his oldest 
daughter is a tioctor in Israel. 

Walt McCarthy is married to Clara 
Ueland. Her name was misspelled in this sec- 
tion of the magazine in September. 


Andrea Whltaker Baumann, Arlington, 
Va., spent fifteen years as a Foreign Service 
officer with the Agency for International 
De\elopment. She is a certified fitness instruc- 
tor and a personal trainer for the Arlington 
YMCA, and is senior strength and aerobics 
instructor for Arlington County. Her television 
series for senior adults. Your Exercise Buddy, is 

40 / DECEMBER 1995 

Warren E. George '64 

Pro bono hero 

At its August 7 annual meeting in Chicago, 
the American Bar Association presented 
Warren E. George, an environmental litiga- 
tion partner in the San Francisco law office 
of McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen, 
with one of four 1995 Pro Bono Publico 
awards. The award recognizes lawyers who 
"enhance the dignity of others through 
improving or delivering volunteer legal 
services to our nation's poor." 

The award came on the heels of George's 
\ictorv last year in a federal ruling banning 
the use of the gas chamber in California. In 
the decision, a U.S. District judge ruled that 
execution bv gas chamber was cruel and 
unusual punishment, and therefore uncon- 
stitutional. George was part of a group of 
attorneys who brought a class action suit in 
1992 on behalf of death row inmates at 
San Quentin. 

In\'olved in pro bono ser\'ice for more 
tlian a decade, compiling over 1,000 unbilled 
hours in 1994, George is an advocate, men- 

tor, and pro bono recruiter in his 238- 
attornev firm. In 1994, George received the 
California Bar Association's pro bono ser- 
vices award for his prisoner's rights work. 
This fall he's in\'olved in a case that seeks 
equal access to prison programs for dis- 
abled inmates under the Americans with 
Disabilities Act. 

In 1982 he super\ised a pro bono class 
action civil rights case against San Quentin 
prison, which challenged medical and psy- 
chiatric care for prisoners. George pre- 
pared the case for trial and negotiated the 
comprehensive settlement agreement. Fol- 
lowing a breach of settlement agreement 
by the prison, he was successful in having 
the court appoint a special master to o\er- 

see compliance, which has led to system- 
wide improvements. 

According to an article in the San Fran- 
cisco Recorder, George's interest in prison- 
ers' rights began just after Cornell Law 
School, when he staffed the university's 
then-new prison law project to help indi- 
gent prisoners at Auburn State Prison in 
New York. 

George joined McCutchen Do\le in 
1974. His first indigent-appellant appeal 
case was unsuccessful - the prisoner's 
first-degree murder con\iction was upheld. 
But, George said in an interview published 
in the San Francisco Daily journal, he "got 
an idea of what San Quentin was like in 
the process. That first case helped me later. 

"Before the appeal of the gas chamber 
case, I had not worked in the death penalty 
area," he added. "I went into it thinking 
that capital punishment was wrong, and 
1 came out of it thinking more than e\er 
that it was wrong." 

shown twentv times a week on Channel 31 in 
Arlington. She is also a volunteer seamstress 
for the Washington Opera Costume Shop. 
Andrea is married with two children, three 
stepchildren, and two grandchildren. 

Blaine Lawson, Ston\ Brook, N.Y., has 
been elected to membership in the National 
Academv of Sciences. Cher the years he has 
been a Guggenheim Fellow, a Sloan Fellow, 
and a recipient of the Steele Prize of the 
American Mathematical Societv. Fie has been 
a \'isiting member of the Institute for Advanced 
Studv at Princeton and I'lnstitut des Hautes 
Etudes Scientifiques in Bures-sur-Y\ette, 
France. Blaine has held appointments at Ecole 
Polvtechnique in Paris and at research insti- 
tutes in Brazil, Japan, and India. He \\as on the 
facult\- at U.C.-Berkeley from 1968 to 1980, 
and is now Distinguished Professor at SUN"V'- 
Stonv Brook. 



Dv,in t kiiget to make vour plans now to 
return to campus for our 30th reurvion. We 
look forward to seeing you on the weekend of 
May 24-27. Save the dates for gala times, 
renewed friendships, and jo\ful reminiscing. 
Please contact reunion headquarters at (401) 
86^-iQ47 if voii have not received a mailing. 

Margaret Davis Crosbie-Bumett (see 
Eric Dobson 87). 

1 67 

K Irene Buchman writes, "Class of '67 Hot 
Flash. To celebrate our fiftieth birthdays, six 
American civilization majors had a reunion 
o\er Labor Day weekend at Marcia PauUin's 
summer house at the New Jerse\' shore. Pat 
De Cou La Mountain, Greenfield, Mass, 
brought old panetal sign-out sheets and the 
freshman handbook, which reminded us to 
\vear hats and glo\es at teas and shern.' 
hours. Marcia, from Philadelphia, our group 
historian, showed pictures of us with flip 
hairdos, bouffant hair dners, and circle pins. 
Karen Brecher Alschuler, San Francisco, for- 
mer head of the Pembroke Nereids, led the 
charge into the surf Senna Miller Loewen- 
thal brought up genuine barbeque from 
Chapel Hill, N.C. Irene Buchman, New York 
Cit\', led us in power walks, and Nancy 
Kennedy Bergeron, Durham, N.C, drove 
dow n right after getting off a plane from Hol- 
land. Kenjalin Ogata, Somer^iUe, Mass., 
joined in \ la AT&T and serenaded us with 
her original song. The Menopause Rap.' 
Besides the legacy of Jordy and McLoughlin, 
Brown's gift has been our lasting friendship. 
Happv birthdav to all our classmates." 

David Speltz has been named vice presi- 
dent of the intensi\e resource di\'ision of 
Quorum Health Resources, the nation's fifth 
largest health care management firm. As a 

Quorum CEO, David handled the merger of 
Svmmes Hospital and the Lahey Clinic in the 
Boston area earlier this vear. 


. Bernard R. Beckerlegge has been appointed 
senior vice president and general counsel at 
Ke\port Life Insurance Company in Boston. He 
joined KeN'port from BT Variable Inc., a sub- 
sidiar\- of Bankers Trust Company, New York, 
where he was a general counsel for seven years. 

Andrew Halvorsen, Summit, N.J., reports 
that his daughter, Ilissa, is a member of the 
class of 1999- 

Thomas J. Ponosuk has been named vice 
president of sales for MECA Software, L.L.C., 
Fairfield, Conn. He joins the company from 
Braun, Simmons & Co., where he was vice 
president of sales and marketing. 


-. Mark M. Davis and Marilynn Mair '70 this 
spring celebrated bventy years of performing 
together as the Mair-Da\TS Duo. Their 20th- 
anniversary concert tour culminated in a per- 
formance at Carnegie Hall's WeUl Recital Hall. 
The duo's latest recording, of original 20th- 
centur\' works for guitar and mandolin, was 
released this fall on the No\TSse label. The cou- 
ple lives in Providence. 


he Office of Career Planning Services presents JOBTRAK, 
an on-line job listing service, free to all Brown alumni and 
undergraduates. Starting January i, you can log onto JOB- 
TRAK and receive up-to-the-minute national and interna- 
tional listings, 24 hours a day. Listings are targeted specifically at Brown 
students and alumni and are searchable by company, type of work, 
geographic location, or keyword. 

You can access JOBTRAK through Career Planning Services' Home 
Page on the World Wide Web - the address is: 

The JOBTRAK password, for the use of alumni only, is: carberry 
Companies from A to Z currently list jobs with JOBTRAK . . a sampling 
includes Andersen Consulting, Bank of Boston, Celestial Seasonings . . . 
Windham Hill Records, Xerox Corporation, and Zycad Corporation. 
Dial in today . . . keep your career on track with JOBTRAK! 

JOBTRAK is one of several career-related programs and services brought to you 
under the joint sponsorship of Career Planning Services and the Brown Alumni 
Association. Alumni interested in learning more about these services, which Include 
the Brown Alumni Network, Summer Apprenticeships, and Career Conversations, 
may call the Alumni Relations Office at 401 863-1839. If you or someone In your 
organization Is interested in placing a job listing on JOBTRAK, or in providing sum- 
mer jobs or internships, contact Mark Kenyon, Career Planning Services' Coordinator 
of Job Development, at 401 863-3344. 



Charles J. Mahoney, Cranston, R.I., has 
been promoted to \ ice president of marketing 
for Blue Cross & Blue Sliield of Rliode Island. 
He has been with the company since 1984. He 
is a mentor for the Rliode Island Children's 
Crusade and a member of Save the Bay- 
Steve Morse is in his hventieth year of 
covering rock music for the Boston Globe. He 
reports that he still attends 275 concerts a 
year and doesn't mind being called a fixated 
adolescent. He credits late-sixties Spring 
Weekend concerts with Janis Joplin and Jimi 
Hendrix for turning him on to music. 

Jean Reed Hayes, a partner in the New 
York Cit^■ kn\ office of Kirkland & Ellis, where 
she specializes in commercial litigation, has 
been elected \'ice president of the .American 
Judicature Society, a nahonal organization that 
promotes impro\ements in the courts. She 
has ser\'ed on the American Bar Association's 
Committee on Affordable Justice and is a 
member of the Illinois State Bar Association 
and the Bar Association of the CitN' of New 
York. Jean previously was a member of the vis- 
iting committee of the Uni\'ersit\' of Chicago 
Law School. 




Your reimion committee has been busv 
making plans for the 25th reunion to be held 
Memorial Dav weekend. May 24-27. If you 
have anv questions or suggestions, please call 
reunion headquarters at (401) 863-3380. 
Remember to return your 25th reunion year- 
book questionnaire as soon as possible so 
you can be included in this wonderful collec- 
tion of memories and current information. 
See vou in May. 

Ben Wiles, Schenectady, N.Y'., is in private 
law practice with the firm Cohen Dax Koenig 
& Wiles, in Albany. He is a member of the 
Schenectady Citv School Board. 


Peter J. Durfee, North Scituate, R.I., writes 
that liis firm, Durfee & Root, which special- 
izes in financial institution auditing and con- 
sulting, has moved to 33 College Hill Road, 
Suite 15D, Warwick, R.I. 02883; (401) 823-5333. 

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"Friends who ha\-e e\ol\ed from the punch- 
cards of our Brown days" can e-mail Peter at 

Glenn R. Rudy, East Northport, N.Y., 
v\'rites that his son Jason is a junior at Prince- 
ton. Michael is a frestiman and pla\'s on the 
men's soccer team. 

Bette Schultz and her husband, Paul Pay- 
ton '69, had a busv summer. Both tra\-eled ex- 
tensively: Bette tliroughout Europe for Scher- 
ing Plough, and Paul tJiroughout the Northeast 
for his \-oice-o\er and on-camera business. 
"We saw lots of friends at the Campus Dance 
this year," Paul says. "And we attended a 
WBRU mini-reunion in New York in May." 


Michael A. Golrlck's new e-mail address 

Stuart H. Sobel and his wife, Lori, are 
renovating their new home in Bal Harbour, Fla. 
On Jrme 1, 1994, Emily, 3, said hello to her 
new brother, Noah, who is now 1 and walking 
aroimd looking for mischief. After being Jiis 
law partner for nearly twehe years, Stuart's 
brother. Jack, moved 100 miles up the coast 
to Jupiter, Fla. "Sadly, we closed Sobel & 
Sobel, P.A.; but happily I hax-e become coun- 
sel to Siegfried, Rivera, Lerner & De La Torre, 
P.A., in Cora! Gables, Fla. Presuming our 
courtship proves our intuition true, 1 will add 
my name to the firm in February. 1 continue 
to look to mv best friend, John Stem, for 
advice, direction, and support. He has \'et to 
disappoint me." 

Dan Woog, VVestport, Conn., was delighted 
to note the appointment of Mike Noonan as 
BrovMi's men's soccer coach. Dan coached Mike 
in youth soccer from 1975 '^ 1979- 


't our 20th reunion committee is promis- 
ing to bring back the good old days. Mark 
your calendars now. We hope to see vou all 
on May 24-27. You should have received a 
letter with preliminary information about our 
reunion, a list of hotels in the area, and a 
request to return a biographical update. 
Please send the update back as soon as possi- 
ble so we can put together a simple yearbook 
to be distributed reunion vveekend. If you 
have not received the packet, or if you have 
any c|uestions regarding the reunion, please 
call reunion headquarters at {401) 863-1947. 
After se\'en years in New York, Wilma 
Schiller '79 M.D. and Matthew L. Wald have 
moved to 9129 Copenhaver Dr., Potomac, 
Md. 20854. Matt is a reporter in the Washing- 
ton, D.C., bureau of The Neiv York Times, and 
Wilma is trying to unpack too many boxes 
and redecorate the house before returning to 
work in anesthesiology. Hannah, 12, Daniel, 
9, and Benjamin, 3, are learning to speak with 
a Southern drawl instead of a New York 
nasal twang. 


Fred Polacek and Lori Goldstein Polacek 

'80 and their children, Brett, t, and Matthew, 
2, live in Lincoln, R.l. "When any of our 


classmates come to Rhode Island to watch 
Brown win another Ivy League football 
championship, look us up." 

Ava Seave writes, "For many people in 
our class, 1995 was tlie year we turned 40. 
Instead of crv'ing in our beer, we'\'e been toast- 
ing each other with harder and more expen- 
sive stuff. A surprise birthday party for Ann 
Cohen, thrown by her family and attended by 
many aging Brunonians, took place on Sept. 
6. Ann, an itinerate comedy writer in Manhat- 
tan who is working on Michael Moore's TV 
Nation and most recently with Comedy Cen- 
tral, was the surprised guest of honor. Attend- 
ing were Kathy Buechel, Brucie Harvey 78, 
Andrea Levere, Betsy Vorce '76, and Ava 

Ellen W. Seely, Brookline, Mass., contin- 
ues her research on blood pressure regulation 
in women and was recently made director of 
the Ambulatory Clinical Research Center at 
Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston. Jes- 
sica Gordon '97 was her student apprentice 
last summer, "which certainly brought back 


° Diane T. Monti-Markowski and her lius- 
band, Edward P. Markowski (PeiTnsylvania 
'72), are pleased to announce the birth of 
their son, Edward Vincent Markowski, on 
Aug. 23. 

Keith E. Reich and Audrey M. linger 
announce the birth of Hannah Sara on June 26. 
Jeremy is 3. Keith is a partner in the Manhat- 
tan law firm of Dreyer and Traub, specializing 
in real estate law. The family lives in Green- 
wich Village. 


Ki Kristin L. Faust has been promoted to 
senior vice president at the LaSalle National 
Bank in Cliicago. She heads the bank's com- 
munity development lending department, 
which received the Woodstock Institute's 1994 
Community Remvestment Award. Kristin 
and her husband, David Hunt, Live in Chicago. 



Your reunion committee has been busy 
making plans for the 15th reunion to be held 
Memorial Day weekend. May 24-27. If you 
ha\e any questions or suggestions, please call 
reunion headquarters at (401) 863-3380. 
Remember to sa\e the dates. 

Philip Eisenberg and his wife, Ellen Siegel 
(NYU '83, Cardoza Law School '92), moved 
from New York City to Hastings-on-Hudson, 
NY., in the fall of 1993. "On Jan. 17 our twin 
daughters, Zoe and Rachel, entered our lives. 
We never thought parenting would bring so 
much joy and sleep deprivation." 

Anita E. Flax and Charles A. Moore 111 
announce the birth of Carson Daniel Moore on 
April 26. Sara is 3, and Spencer is 2. Anita 
writes that Shelley J. Knight bought the house 
next door in the Edgewood section of 
Cranston, R.I. Anita saw Cravrford Brown 
'80, his wife, and their baby, Conway, recently, 
as well as Brian Crooks '82, his wife, and 

their two children, Lily and Coulter. Anita is 
not practicing law but plans to rehirn to 
work in the next year or so. 

Marli Heimann Pasternak and Art Paster- 
nak '74 announce the birth of Sean Edward on 
July 2. He joins Alex, 4';, and Jamie, 2. 

Ivan Bobbins (see Barbara Grad Robbins 


Katharine Wheaton and Jeffrey Zalusky 

ha\'e moN'ed from "outside of New ^ ork 
State's capital to outside the nation's capital." 
They had a house built over the summer in 
Germantown, Md., and moved in just in time 
for school to start. Jeff arranged to be trans- 
ferred to Washington, D.C., to open and run 
the systems consulting division of Urbach, 
Kahn & Werlin. He continues to run an 
Albany, N.Y., consulting practice. Katy has 
resumed her painting and is at home with 
Joshua and Benjamin, who were 9 in June, 
and Gregory, who is 6. Katy and Jeff would 
love to hear from classmates or friencis at 
(301) 540-0781. "See you at the 15th." 



' Bill Beckmann, Bronxville, N.Y., happily 
announces the birth of his first child, Christo- 
pher William, on July 27. 

Patrick Cranley, his wife, Tina, a journal- 
ist, and their two children have moved to 
China, where Patrick is deputy chief repre- 
sentative for the China operations of CIGNA, 
the U.S.-based multinational, diversified 
financial ser\'ices, health care, and insurance 
company. He can be reached at (86-io) 461- 
3037 (fax) or (86-10) 461-3038 (tel.). 

Elizabeth Lawlor received her Ph.D. in 
anthropology from the University of Califor- 
nia, Riverside, in 1995. She is teaching part- 
time and continuing her dissertation research 
in paleoethnobotany while preparing a book 
on Chemehue\'i Indian ethnobotany, which 
will be published by Malki Museum Press. 
Her husband, Andrew Sanders, has returned 
from six weeks in Costa Rica, where he was 
collecting plant specimens for a taxonomic 
shidy. Colin, 6, is in first grade and hopes to 
study the Titanic as his career, between pilot- 
ing jet planes. 

Joseph E. Lellman was recently elected 
to fellowship in the American Academy of 
Orthopaedic Surgeons. His second child, 
Sophie Grace, was born on Aug. 30. Charlotte 
is 2. Joseph and his wife, Martha, live in 
Chester, N.H., where Joseph welcomes con- 
tact from his Phi Psi fraternity brothers. 

Lisa J. Rothstein has been an international 
associate creah\e director at Lintas Paris for 
two-and-a-half years. She has commercials 
running in seventeen countries and has 
learned some useful phrases, such as, Wie 
)iichts zufrciien ist, hekoniiiit sci)i gelt zuriick (If 
you're not saHsfied, you get your money 
back.). Lisa has had visits from Karen 
Cavanagh, Linda Kulla, and the late Rev. 
Thomas Waldron Philips '79, whose memorial 
she attended at Manning Chapel in April. 
Anv alumni and friends in Paris or in Europe 
are encouraged to get in touch. Whate\er hap- 
pened to Tamara Hoover '81, Dan Staub 83, 
and Luis Gutierrez '83? Lisa's address is 24, 
Rue Monge, 75005 Paris, France; (1) 43 25 7224. 

Ken Cohen writes to inform classmates 
and friends of Ken's Cabin Memorial Fund in 
memory of Ken Graff, who was killed in an 
avalanche near Breckenridge, Colo., on Jan. 14. 
The purpose of the fund is to establish a 
retreat in the Colorado mountains for cross- 
country skiers to spend the day or stay 
o\'ernight. The new cabin would complement 
the existing huts currently in use in the Col- 
orado back coimtry. Ken was an avid skier and 
outdoorsman. Those wishing to make a 
donation can send a check made out to Ken's 
Cabin Memorial Fund to Jerry Gross, 2214A 
Ruhland Ave., Redondo Beach, Calif. 90278. 
Those wishing to receive more information 
about the fund or about the tragedy sur- 
rounding Ken's death can contact Ken Cohen 
at 1900 Thames St. #424, Baltimore, Md. 
21231; (410) 675-8633; e-mail kcohen@welch- 

Thomas C. Downs is an attorney with the 
law firm of Patton Boggs in Washington, 
D.C., where he specializes in environmental 
law. He lives in Arlington, Va., with his wife, 
Jennifer, and their son, Robert, 1. 

Susan Greenfield and Matthew Weiss- 
man announce the birth of Leonard Yale 
Greenfield Weissman on May 28. Lenny is 
Judith Kweskin Greenfield's '56 second 
grandchild. Anna Sarah, 4, is handling the 
transition to big sister very well, saying, "1 
love him a lot and hate him a little." The fam- 
ily lives in Manhattan. 

Bob Lincoln and Kathleen Kenneally 
(Aquinas '88) were married on July 16 in South 
Yarmouth, Mass. Many friends and family 
members attended. Bob's father is Lawrence 
'50 and his brothers are Steve '81 and Jeff 
(Boston University '88). The newlyweds spent 
their twelve-day honeymoon hiking, rafting, 
and sightseeing in Colorado. Bob, a senior 
engineer at the Foxboro Company in Foxboro, 
Mass., is pursuing a master's degree in engi- 
neering management at the Gordon Institute 
at Tufts. He also teaches CPR classes in his 
spare time. Kathi works in the insurance 
industry. Friends may write to 750 Whittenton 
St., #311, Taunton, Mass. 02780; e-mail blin- 


Reid Norris Buckley and Charlie recently 
celebrated Meagan Sarah's first birthday. 
Meagan's sister, Kelly, was 3 in November. 

Barry Judge has been named marketing 
director for Caribou Coffee, a Minneapolis- 
based gourmet coffee retailer. Formerly he was 
product group manager for Pillsbury's Shelf 
Stable Vegetables and nahonal brand manager 
for Quaker Oats' Gatorade. 

Elaine Palmer Rankowitz and her hus- 
band, Andrew, announce the birth of Peter 
James in March. Madeline is 4'=, and Brendan 
is 3. The family has moved to the Chicago 
area and can be reached at 26185 Twin Pond 
Rd., Harrington, 111. 60010. 

Laurie Sherman and Ann CoUins 
announce the birth of their daughter, Leah 
Kathr\'n Sherman-Collins, on Aug. 22. Cindy 
Osman '88 M.D. was "an amazing birth 

44 / DECEMBER 1995 

coach," Liiiirie writes. Cindv and classmates 
Kate Garrett, Arthur Levine, and Jane Hitti all 
performed at Laurie and Ann's comrmtment 
ceremony one year ago. Laurie can be reached 
at 46 Eastland Rd., Boston 02130. 



Franklin Dexter is an assistant professor of 
anesthesiology at the University of Iowa. He 
spends most of his time applying biomathe- 
matics to problems in anesthesia. He also 
cares for children in the operating room and 
staffs a neurosurgical intensive care unit. His 
wife, EUsaheth Uy Dexter (Bowling Green '86), 
is completing her general surgery residency 
at the University of Iowa this year. Frank can 
be reached at (319) 351-4465; e-mail 

Duncan M. Kuhn writes that "after much 
wandermg around," he is doing an internal 
medicine residency at Georgetown Univer- 
sity. "If anyone's in D.C., call me. I'm listed." 

Mark Selig and Marjory Morris Selig '86 
announce the birth of Edward Ryan "Ted" 
Selig on Aug. 10. Big sisters are Lexi, born in 
January 1991; and Julia, born in March 1993. 
Mark is the small electrics/cookware/cutlery 
market representative for May Department 
Stores, and Marjory is an attorney. The fam- 
ily lives in Chesterfield, Mo. 

Susan Schwartz Stewart and Scott Stew- 
art announce the birth of Jessica Marie on 
Sept. 1. She joins Lauren, 2\. The family has 
relocated to Atlanta and would love to hear 
from anyone who lives in or visits the area. 
Susan's address is 7390 Crompton Court 
North, Atlanta, Ga. 30350. 

Pamela J. Strauss and Mike Zislis, Den- 
ver, announce the birth of Abigail Nicole Zis- 
lis on July 14. Pam is corporate counsel for 
Primestar by TCI, a company that distributes 
backyard satellite dishes and programming. 


■ Your reunion committee has been busy 
making plans for your 10th reunion to be 
held Memorial Day weekend. May 24-27. If 
you have any questions or suggestions, 
please call reunion headquarters at (401) 863- 
1947. Remember to save the dates. 

Steve Cobb and Sunny Hsiu-Feng Peng 
were married in New York City on Jan. 1. A 
number of classmates attended. Steve's parents 
are John 'ss and Vema Werlock Cobb '57. 

Elisabeth Hirschhorn Donahue and 
Stephen R. Donahue celebrated the birth of 
their first child, Conor Paul Donahue, on 
Sept. 3. "He's really cute (no biases here) and 
worth all the sleepless nights." Stephen fin- 
ished his medical residency in internal 
medicine at Georgetow-n University Hospital 
in June and began a two-year fellowship at 
Georgetown in clinical pharmacology in July. 
Lisa is an attorney at the Washington, D.C.- 
based National Women's Law Center, work- 
ing on issues concerning children and low- 
income families. 

Rose Boghosian Miner '89 M.D. and Tom 
Miner '91 M.D. announce the birth of Andrew 
Frederick Miner on Sept. 5. Daniel was 2 in 
October. Tom is in his third year of surgical 

Banking on it 

According to Teri Williams-Cohee, she and 
her husband, Kevin Cohee, could have 
invested their money and lived a happy life 
in New York. Instead they put Si million 
into the Boston Bank of Commerce, the 
area's only black-owned bank. "We view 
this as a significant way to give back to the 
community," Williams-Cohee told the 
Boston Globe in a recent article. 

The couple's in\'estment is the largest in 
the bank's thirteen-year fustory. "It brings 
capital to a bank that was always undercap- 
italized," the bank's president and chief 
executive, Ronald Homer, told the Globe. 
Williams-Cohee, who became senior vice 
president in charge of marketing, and 
Cohee, who became the bank's chairman, 
are playing a major role in day-to-day oper- 
ations. The bank's management ranks had 
been thinned by recruiters from large re- 
gional banks, which are looking to improve 
their own minority-lending programs. 

After receiving her M.B.A. from Harvard 
in 1983, Williams-Cohee went to work for 
American Express, where she became one 
of the company's youngest vice presidents 
and marketed Amex's Gold Card to 1 mil- 
lion new members. (The Boston Bank of 
Commerce, she savs, plans to market its 

residency at Walter Reed, and Rose is at home 
with the boys. Thev xvere delighted and 
proud to see that Hanna Rodriguez-Farrar 87 
won an alumni award. "It was very much 
deserved. Now if she would only move to 
Washington, D.C., and do some babysitting." 


Fran Bernstein writes that in June 1994 
she was married in New York City to Paul 
Lerner, a fellow graduate student in the his- 
tory department at Columbia. Rabbi Lisa 
Goldstein performed the ceremony. Fran is 
completing her dissertation in Russian his- 
tory and has spent much of the last few years 
going back and forth to Moscow to conduct 
research. She also works for Children's Tele- 
vision Workshop as a consultant on their 
project for a Russian version of Sesame Street, 
which will air in Russia in 1996. In January 
Fran and Paul plan to move to London, 
where both will be affiliated with the Well- 
come Institute for the History of Medicine. 
Until January Fran can be reached at 401 W. 
ii8th St., #B-i, New York, N.Y. 10027; (212) 

own credit card to African-Americans. A 
portion of the charged sales will support 

In 1991 WiUiams-Cohee left her posi- 
tion at American Express and, with her 
husband, who worked at Salomon Broth- 
ers Inc., purchased Military Professional 
Services (MPS), a company that marketed 
credit cards to military officers. Under 
them, MPS managed S40 million in credit 
card receivables. The couple later sold a 
major portion of the company's portfolio 
to First Chicago Bank and used some of 
the proceeds to invest in Boston Bank of 

Wilhams-Cohee has big plans. "Our 
x'ision is to become the largest and most 
profitable African-American-owned finan- 
cial institution," she says. "We would like 
to create a national network of customers 
which supports the economic develop- 
ment and empowerment of African-Amer- 
ican communities nationwide." 

This summer Eric Dobson and Elise 
Bilodeau McCarthy '90 M.D. attended the 
wedding of Jan Crosbie and Dorothea Taylor 
on the campus of Mills College in Oakland, 
Calif. Jan is the daughter of the late William 
Crosbie '64 and Margaret Davis Crosbie- 
Burnett '66. Eric adds that Jan can be reached 
at Mills College, P.O. Box 9012, OaUand, 
Calif. 94613. 

Jill Hamburg is a reporter with Bloomberg 
Business News in New York, covering devel- 
oping country trade and finance, particularly 
in Africa, the Middle East, and Latin Amer- 
ica. She was a reporter at New York Neivsdny 
and continues to "mourn the passing of that 
great newspaper. Most of the dozen or so 
friends from Brown I still know are doctors, 
lawyers, or academics at different stages of 
their training, and all are well. I also run into 
many graduates dowm on Wall Street, and in 
the nongovernmental organization world as 
well" Jill is looking for North African con- 
tacts, if anyone is in or around Morocco. She 
is planning a visit there in February. E-mail or call 
(212) 318-2358'. 

Debbie Herman and Danny Warshay are 


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happy to announce the birth of Cabriello Sara 
Warshay on May 26. Danny, who received his 
M.B.A. from I larvard Business School in June 
1994, is chief operating officer at Anchor t!om- 
munications, a Providence-based media and 
publishing company. Debbie is a clinical psy- 
chologist at the Boston VA Hospital, specializ- 
ing in trauma. They can he reached at DWAn- 
chor"''ciol 10m 

Jonathan G. Offenkrantz and Deborah 
Gordon (Williams 'H7) announce the birth of 
Eli Samuel Offenkrantz on July H. The par- 
ents and grandparents, including Ronald J. 
Offenkrantz '58, are overwhelmed with 
pride. "Eli mostly coos and gurgles, but he 
has made a special request for a bear cap 
with a fuzzy nose." 

Jonathan Scherl and his wife, Marci 
(Kulgers 'KH), are expecting their first child in 
March. Jonathan is chief resident in orthope- 
dics at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. 
He will be doing a trauma fellowship in f^ich- 
mond, Va., from August lyyA until July 1997. 

Erica Tachera tied the knot last New 
Year's l.\ e. Shi' and her husband, Phil Calise, 
celebrali'd w ilh her lelinw Brown graduates 
Debbie Meyer Cohen, Andy Cohen, Mindy 
Wiser Estin, David Estin, Ilene Goldman, 
Andy Krantz, and AUson Doherty Dean 
"The gala event was quite a way to ring in the 
new year." 



Wendy Simon Adlai-Gail and Matthew 
Solit Adlai-Gail are happy to announce the 
birth of David Jay on Heb. 19. The family lives 
m New Jersey, where they read much Hof) on 
I'djk I'-mail 

Huy M. Do '91 M.D. is in his final year of a 
radiology residency at UCI.A Medical Center 
and will return to the Hast Coast for a fellow- 
ship in interventional neun>radiology at the 
University of Virginia in Julv. He reports that 
Alex Lee, Jeannie Kim Hy, and Jeffrey Green 
'91 Ml), arc li\ ing in Los Angek's. 1 luy can be 
reached at ( V") 471-8825. 

Michael Cammer and Dianne Cox 
announce the birth of their daughter, Rachel 
t ox C'ammer, on Sept. 18. Michael can be 
reached at 



Robert C. Blume married Jamie B. White 
on Oct, IS, 1994, in Washington, D.C. Jamie is 
the sister of Tracy White '86. Robert works 
for the criminal division of the Department of 
Justice, anci Jamie consults in occupational 
health and safety. They live in Chevy Chase, 

Monica Brady is the Washington corre- 
spondent lor Christian Science Monitor 
Radio. She covers the White House, 
Congress, the Supreme Court, "and pretty 
much whatever happens in Washington on 
my watch. I do a little bit of traveling but 
expect to do a lot more in the upcoming pres 
idential elections. It's an exciting job and 1 
love it." Monica's address is 1533 N. Kenil- 
worth St., Arlington, Va. 2220s. 

David Cromley ^md Stacey Wyman 
proiuUy announce the birth of their daughter. 

I lalley Williams Cromley, on Aug. 28. The 
family lives in the Chestnut Hill section of 

Alisa A. Pascale graduated in June from 
the University of California, San Francisco's 
School of Nursing with a master of science 
degree. She is a women's health nurse prac- 
titioner and is working in a clinic in Cuba, 
N.Mex., population 700. The town borders 
the Navajo Reservation and the clinic serves 
a mostly Navajo clientele. Alisa can be 
reached at P.O. Box 2132, Cuba, N.Mex. 
87013; (505) 289-3195; e-mail AAl'ascale® 

Veronica Torralba married Ray Lee on 
Feb, 1 1 in her honietown of Eagle Pass, Texas. 
Nadine M. Guajardo '88 was maid of honor, 
and Sharon Lean and her husband, Rob 
McConnell, were in the wedding party. 
Veronica completed the consulting associate 
training program at American General Corp. 
(AC iC) in 1 louston and is a systems control 
consultant with American Cieneral Life Insur- 
ance Co., a subsidiary of AGC. She and her 
husband can be reached at 2305 Sage Rd., No. 
13, Houston 77056; (713) 831-3510 (work). 
Veronica would love to hear from friends and 
alumni in the Houston area. She adds that 
Nadine is living in the Washington, D.C, area 
and can be reached at (301) 805-0176. 



Julie Blane married Errol Damelin in 
December 1994 in Jerusalem. While still 
involved with Jewish women's issues, Julie 
now works in a telecommunications firm in 
Israel. She is always happy to be in touch 
with Brown alumni who are visiting Israel. 

Jennifer L. Grigg has been living in Lon- 
don since September of 1990. Her writer's 
visa expires in June, but she is hoping to stay. 
She talks (o C hristine and Niels Lyng-Olsen, 
David Wilson, and Lia Zografou 88, and had 
a visit from Sue Gates in the spring, 

Michael Janger moved from California to 
Philadelphia to study for an M.B.A, at the 
Wharton School. He can be reached at 2220 
Spruce St., #sH, Philadelphia 19103; (21s) 
985-4906; (215) 985-4907 (fax); e-mail 

Katrina Smith Korfmacher helped orga- 
nize an informal reunion of the Center for 
Environmental Studies on Sept. 16. Approxi- 
mately thirty graduates from the classes of 
'83 through '95 and around thirty undergrad- 
uates were involved. The center's director, 
Harold Ward, recently received an endowed 
chair, and Brown now offers an environmen- 
tal science major, 

Steven Meyers completed his PhD, in 
clinical psychology at Michigan University 
last summer. He has joined a private practice 
in Lansing, Mich., and specializes in the 
treatment of child behavior problems. 

M. Rodney Robinson is marketing man- 
ager for the Web site USA Tociay Online, He and his wife, 
Deidre, live in the Washington, D.C, area, 
where they look forward to hearing from 
Brown alumni. 

Voiir reunion committee has been busy 
making plans for the 5th reunion to be held 
Memorial Day weekend. May 24-27. If you 
have any questions or suggestions, please call 
reunion headquarters at (401) 863-3380. 
Remember to save the dates. 

Eric Angles is enrolled in the Ph.D. pro- 
gram in political science at U.C-Berkeley 
after two years of teaching in Singapore. 
Write to 

Matthew Doull writes that "hot on the 
heels of my wedding honeymoon in Bermuda" 
he was offered and accepted the job of associ- 
ate publisher of Wired magazine, responsible 
for the U.K. edition. His e-mail address is Matthew and his wife, 
Vicky, live at 6A Oakley St., London SW3 

Horace P. Jen received his master's 
degree from Columbia in 1993 and is studying 
Japanese at the Foreign Service Institute in 
Arlington, Va. He will begin serving as a For- 
eign Service officer in the American Embassy 
in Tokyo in 1997. Anyone in the Washington, 
D.C, area is welcome to call (703) 801-2817 or 
e-mail hrtf. ( Horace adds Hau Tan Hsu is an architect at Gensler & 
Associates in New York City, Eric Banson is 
pursuing his M.B.A. at Columbia, <uid Man- 
ish Jain is a freelance consultant in Washing- 
ton, D.C ., for several international agencies, 
including the Agency for International Devel- 
opment and various United Nations organi- 

Peter Yoonsuk Paik received a grant 
trom the DAAD for the academic year and is 
researching his dissertation in Bielefeld, Ger- 
many. His mailing address is UniversitLtsstr. 
17, WG 4306, 33615 Bielefeld, Germany. He 
can be reached by e-mail at peter. paik@post. 
uni-bielefeld.dc. Visitors passing through 
"this quiet corner of Nordrhein-Westfalen" 
are welcome to stop and visit. 

Diana Pittet is at the University of Mas- 
sachusetts earning an M.A.T. in Latin and the 
classical humanities after spending a year in 
Rome "Amherst is O.K., but I'd rather be in 

Jeimifer Poirot married Robert B. Clement 
Jr. on July 8 in West 1 fartford. Conn. Jennifer 
left her position as student life instructor at the 
North Carolina School of Science and Math- 
ematics and is a full-time student at the Uni- 
versity of Connecticut School of Social Work. 
Rob is a salesman at Hoffman Toyota in West 
Simsbury, Conn. Jennifer and Rob live at the 
Ethel Walker School in Simsbury, as members 
of the house faculty. 

Michael Reidy was married to Maryellen 
Radican (Regis College) last July in Welles- 
ley, Mass. He teaches and coaches in the 
Welleslev Public Schools. 

Olu Taylor taught a Spanish bilingual 
fifth grade in Pasadena, Calif., with Teach 
For America for a year after graduation and 
then moved to Los Angeles to work for Exec- 
utive Life Insurance Co. (now Aurora). He 
then attended the German Translation and 
Interpretation Program at the Monterey Insti- 
tute of International Studies and graduated 
with his master's degree in 1995. Olu is now 


Ln-house translator and interpreter at VEBA 
Aktiengesellschaft, a holding company active 
in electricity, cliemicals, oil, transportation/ 
trading/services, and telecommunications. 
His address is Graf-Recke-Str. 33, D-40239 
Diisseldorf, Germany; 49-211-6912-366 (h); 
49-211-4579-220 (w); 49-211-4579-532 (fax); e- 
mail 75302. i56o@compuser\' 

Sidney Michael Trantham is a fifth-year 
doctoral student at the University of Florida 
in clinical and health psychology. He 
received his master's of science degree in 
August. He is planning to apply for intern- 
ship programs for 1996-97, and is looking 
forward to seeing lots of Hope College and 
Metcalf dormmates at the reunion this 
spring. Sidney can be reached at 226 NW 3rd 
Ave., Gainesville, Fla. 32601; e-mail tran- 

Moira Walsh is writing her dissertation 
in philosophy and is a visiting scholar at the 
Center for the Advancement of Ethics and 
Character in the School of Education at 
Boston Universitv. She recently caught up 
with Jean Cheng Gorman, who is studying 
psychology at NYU. Moira can be reached at 
80 Lombard St., Newton, Mass. 02158; e-mail 

Peter Youngs moved to Madison, Wise, 
in August to begin working on a Ph.D. in 
educational policy. He has received a Univer- 
sity of Wisconsin Spencer Fellowship, which 
provides three years of tuition support and 


S' Jennifer Anne Greenough has returned 
from Guatemala, where she spent the last two 
years. While there, she married Jorge Luis 
Jimenez. They can be reached at Jennifer's 
mother's house in Seattle. 

Shawn Schwartz is still in New York 
working in music and would love to hear 
from lost friends at 251 Kane St., #8, Brook- 
lyn, N.Y. 11231; or call Sony Music at (212) 


l\ David E. Allen graduated from Washing- 
ton University in St. Louis with an M.B.A. 
last spring and has taken a job with Intel in 
Portland, Oreg. His address is 14800 NW 



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Mariah Draper is living at the beach in 
Delaware with Sam and Pheobe, the dog. She 
works as a television news producer in Salis- 
bury, Md., for the CBS affiliate station and 
produces all educational segments for the 
newscasts. Sam opened the state's first brew- 
pub last summer. Mariah invites friends in 
the Rehoboth Beach area to look them up. 

Mike Fessler moved to Philadelphia in 
September to begin rabbinical training at the 
Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. Dan 
Aronson '87 is also in training. Mike would 
love to hear from classmates at (215) 242- 
0393; e-mail 

Avi Margolis proposed to Clara Susan 
Smith on top of the Empire State Building on 
Feb. 25. The wedding will take place on June 
30, 1996. Avi is in the graduate computer sci- 
ence program at the University of Maryland, 
College Park, and is a consultant for NDC 
Group Inc. Clara is in a combined B.S./A.M. 
program in special education, with a spe- 
cialty in secondary transition, also at the Uni- 
versitv of Maryland, College Park. 

Celeste Payne is in her second year of 
teaching high-school biology at Shady Side 
Academy in Pittsburgh. She would enjoy 
hearing from alumni at 423 Fox Chapel Rd., 
Pittsburgh 15238; e-mail 


Marty Chester writes that he attended the 
wedding of Piper Hoffman and Aviv Roth gi 
in Chicago over Labor Day weekend, "Many 
Brunonians were in attendance and in the 
same hotel room, thanks to a hotel mix-up. The 
wedding was terrific, and the slumber party 
wasn't bad either. Playing the pajama game 
were: Ayelett Robinson '95, who is in her final 
semester; Marty, who is doing legislative work 
for Congressman Martin Sabo (D-Minn.) in 
Washington, D.C.; Jen Kom, an educational 
consultant in San Francisco public schools; 
David Levithan, who is plotting Tlie Babi/sit- 
tcrs' Club books for Scholastic in N.Y.C.; Shira 
Epstein, graduate student in theater educa- 
tion at NYU; Steve Cha, a field organizer for a 
Medicaid advocacy group in Washington, 
D.C.; Meredith Moss, a business consultant in 
Boston; and Avery Kolers '95, who is in gradu- 
ate school in pliilosophy at the University of 
Arizona. Piper and Aviv live in Chicago. We 
came from all over the country and we all 
had an incredibly fun, but weird, time seeing 
our first 'friend wedding.' Next time, we get 
at least two rooms." 

Natasha T. Matthews visiteci New York 
this past summer and stayed with her cousin, 
June Baranco Gumbel, and her husband, 
Bryant Gumbel. She spent a day with Ken P. 
Mak, who works as a financial consultant at 
First Bank of Toronto. Friends can e-mail 
Natasha at 

juniors and sophomores at the Culver 
Academies in Indiana, where he is a faculty 

Charles Buckley is back in his home state 
of New York, working as an analyst in the 
corporate finance department of PaineWebber 
in New York City. 

Ruth Neighbors is living in New Jersey 
and working in New York City as an assis- 
tant producer for a small China-based media 
company, which produces television news 
programs in mainland China. She's helping 
to put together a new entertainment news 
program that will debut in the fall on Shang- 
hai Cable and in the rest of China. "I still 
hope to pursue a career in TV/radio journal- 
ism, but this is an interesting detour, and I'm 
making many contacts in the entertainment 
industries. 1 do miss reporting the news at 
WBRU. If there are any radio alumni in the 
NYC/N.J. area, please give me a ring. I know 
that Deepa Donde was interning on the for- 
eign desk at CBS in New York over the sum- 
mer and has headed off to Hong Kong in 
search of jobs. 1 may end up in Hong Kong 
someday again." Ruth can be reached at 506 
Nelson Ave., Ridgefield, N.J. 07657; (201) 
941-9295; e-mail io263i.2i33@compu- 



David Bowsher writes that he is having a 
great time teaching English to high-school 

Archibald C. Coolidge Jr. '56 A.M., pro- 
fessor of English at the University of Iowa, 
has published English Ltm<s and American 
Problems (Maecenas Press, Iowa City). The 
study surveys the development of English 
law and the customs of the different classes, 
describing the effect of these patterns upon 
the modern world. 

William V. Lipton '69 Sc.M. is now the 
principal radiological engineer for Detroit 
Edison at its Fermi 2 nuclear power plant. He 
serves as program chair for the Michigan sec- 
tion of the American Nuclear Society. Bill 
continues to live in Ann Arbor, Mich., with 
his wife, Beth, and younger daughter, Katie. 
His older daughter, Ruth, is a sophomore at 
Simmons College in Boston. 

Thomas Claire '77 A.M. announces that 
his book, Body/Work: What Type of Massage to 
Get and Hew to Make the Most of It, was 
released by William Morrow and Co. in 
August. The book is intended to help practi- 
tioners and laypersons understand the wide 
array of massage and bodywork therapies. 
Once a treasurer for LVHM Moet Hennessy 
Louis Vuitton Inc., Thomas left the corporate 
worlcf to "pursue the luxury of my own 
being through bodywork and writing." He is 
a graduate of the Swedish and Ohashi insti- 
tutes, a Reiki master, and practitioner of 
Swedish massage, Shiatsu, craniosacral ther- 
apy, myofascial release, and therapeutic 
touch. He writes for publications such as 
Massage Therapy Journal and teaches, presents 
workshops, and has a private massage prac- 
tice in New York City. 

John Peter Kenney '82 Ph.D. has been 
named dean of the undergraduate college at 
Saint Michael's College in Colchester, Vt. He 
comes to Saint Michael's from Reed College in 
Portland, Oreg., where he was a professor of 

48 / DECEMBER 1995 

religion and humanities for fifteen years. In 
addition to serving as dean, John is also a pro- 
fessor of religious studies at Saint Michael's. 
He is the author of Mystical Monotheism: A 
Study in Ancient Platonic Tlieologi/ (1991); editor 
of Tlw School of Moses: Studies in Plulo and Hel- 
lenistic Religion, which is forthcoming from the 
Scholars Press in the Studm Philomca mono- 
graph series; and is at work on a new book. 
Vision at Ostia: Mysticism and Augustine's Con- 
fessions. John, Itis wife, Ann, and their cfiildren, 
Madeline and Edward, live in Shelbume, Vt. 

Scott B. Soils '82 M.A.T. has opened a 
law office specializing in workers's compen- 
sation in San Fernando, Calif. 

Donna de La Perriere gi M.F.A. and 
Joseph Lease 'gi M.F.A. were married at the 
Swedenborg Chapel in Cambridge, Mass., on 
Sept. 10. Donna joined the trade editorial divi- 
sion at Houghton Mifflin Company last spring 
after serving as a lecturer in the English 
department at Boston University. Joseph is the 
author of two books of poetry. Vale ofSoul- 
Maknig, forthcoming from Alef, and The Room 
(Alef, i9g4), and his poems have appeared 
widely in such magazines as Grand Street and 
Paris Rt-oiriv. He is completing his dissertation 
in the English department at Harvard. Donna 
and Joseph li\e in Boston. 

David Collins '93 Sc.M. has been promoted 
to airline systems engineering team leader at 
B.F. Goodrich Aerospace, commercial fuel and 
integrated systems division in Vergennes, Vt. 
His team, comprised of electrical, mechanical, 
systems, and software engineers, develops 
retrofit products for commercial airlines and 
package carriers. David lives in Colchester, Vt. 


Wilma Schiller '7g M.D. (see '76). 

Cindy Osman 'SS M.D (see Laurie Sher- 
man '84) 

Rose Boghosian Miner '89 M.D. (see '86). 

Ellse Bilodeau McCarthy '90 M.D. (see 
EricDobson .S7). 

Huy M. Do gi M.D. (see '88). 

Jeffrey Green '91 M.D. (see Huy M. Do 

Jim Johnson 'gi M.D. and Sand\' Jolmson 
announce the birth of their first child, Jenna 
Monroe, on Jime 7. "We absolutely love this 
most welcome of changes in our lives." Jim has 
several months remaining in his four-year 
U.S. Army tour in Germany. He will return to 
civilian life as an ophthalmology resident at 
the Eye Instittite at the University of Missouri- 
Kansas City. He can be reached via e-mail at 
I ix)70i. 

Tom Miner gi M D. (see Rose Boghosian 
Miner 'Sb). 


James Holton Rogers Sr. '25, East Orleans, 
Mass.; July 16. He was an industrial engineer 
with the Nashua Corp. in New Hampsfiire 
before becoming controller of Draper Brothers 
Corp. in Canton, Mass. Ln 1947 he founded 
Rogers Foam Rubber Company, now known 

as Rogers Foam Corp., in Somen'ille, Mass. He 
was president until 1968, when he became 
chairman of the board of directors. Outside the 
rubber industry he was known for organizing, 
in 1973, the James H. Rogers Challenge Bowl, 
an annual 73-and-older tournament at Long- 
wood Cricket Club, Boston. In 1986 he orga- 
nized a tournament for players o\er the age of 
eighty-five in conjunction with the annual 
U.S. Tennis Association tournament at Long- 
wood; he himself competed in it unhl the age 
of eightv-eight. In Orleans he was known for 
his annual birthday swim across the lagoon 
I'utside liis cottage. Survivors include a son, 
James H. Rogers Jr. '52, of Boston 

Charles Walker Battle '28, East Dennis, Mass.; 
Aug. 30. He was a market analyst for McKin- 
sey & Co. and Westinghouse Electric for ten 
years, served in the U.S. Army until 1941, and 
was a product director for Johnson & Johnson. 
In 1933 he moved to Muncie, Ind., where he 
managed the drug division of Ball Brothers 
Co. (now Ball Corp.) until 1966, when he took 
a position teaching marketing courses in the 
College of Business at Ball State Uniyerslty. 
He retired in 1979 and mo\'ed to Cape Cod. 
He was active in local and national Episcopal 
Church activities for forty years and served on 
the Muncie Human Rights Commission. He 
is survived by his wife, Elisabeth, 1922 E. 
Main St., P.O. Box 1297, East Dennis 02641; 
and a son. 

Arthur Egerton Clark '29, Sarasota, Fla.; July 
u). An independent realtor in Sarasota, he was 
instrumental in the founding of the multiple 
listing service for the Sarasota Board of Real- 
tors, of which he was a past president. He 
was a past director of the Sarasota County' 
Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Clark moved to 
Florida in 1946 after working for McKinsey 
& Co. in New York City. 

George Edward Clifford '31, Westport, 
Conn.; July is. .A retired builder and a former 
English teacher at Bullard Havens Technical 
School, he was an a\id bird-watcher. Sur- 
vivors include a son, two daughters, and a 
stepson, Glenn Gerry, 4 Amber Rd., Westport 

Josephine Mclntire Day '31, Tucson, Ariz.; 
July 19. Before her marriage in 1936 she was a 
research assistant at Psychopathic Hospital in 
Boston and the Boston City Hospital. She was 
a member of the Appalacliian Moimtain Club, 
the World Wildlife Fund, the Environmental 
Defense Fund, and Friends of the Tucson 
Library. She received a master's degree from 
Mount Holvoke College. Phi Beta Kappa. 
Sigma \i. Sur\ i\ors include her husband, 
Richmond A. Day '31, 4757 Brisa Del Sur, Tuc- 
son 85718; and a daughter. 

George William Schwenck '32, Largo, Fla.; 
June 23. He was a retired real estate broker in 
the Largo, Clearwater, St. Petersburg, Fla., 
area, specializing, with liis wife, in commer- 
cial real estate. He was instrumental in devel- 
oping several residential subdi\'isions of 
more than 2,600 lots and helped develop sev- 
eral shopping centers and condominium 

complexes. Before moving to Florida he lived 
in New York City, where he worked for the 
Neio York Times, assisted in the creation and 
publishing of Sports Illustrated, and ser\'ed as 
circulation promotional director of Time 
International. He was editor-in-chief of the 
Broivn Daily Herald in 1931. He was a retired 
commander in the U.S. Nayy. Sur\'iyors 
include his wife, Berenice, 225 Country Club 
Dr., C-32g, Largo 34641; three children: and a 
brother, Richard '33. 

Bernard Irving Cohen '33, East Providence, 
R.I.; Sept. 24. He was owner of Cohen Manu- 
facturing Co., Providence, for many years 
before retiring in 1973. A member of the Jew- 
ish Federation of Rhode Island, B'nai B'rith, 
he was a volunteer for the United Way and 
the Jewish Home for the Aged in Pro\'idence. 
He was a sergeant in the U.S. Army Air Corps 
during World War II. He is sur\'iyed by his 
wife, Elaine, 300 East Shore Cir., East Provi- 
dence 02914; two daughters; and hvo sisters, 
including Mildred Cohen Horvitz '^b. 

Myron Krlkor Nalbandlan '33, '59 Ph.D., 
Pro\ idence; Sept. 3. For fifteen years until his 
retirement in 1976 as director of Progress for 
Providence, he created many community 
action programs in Providence. One of his 
first proposals was Rhode Island's civil 
defense plan, which he drafted in the late 
1950s. He developed the Providence Walk-In 
Neighborhood Services and served on its 
board of directors. A U.S. Army veteran of 
World War II, he was Brown's first Ph.D. 
recipient in sociology. He is sur\'iyed by two 

Max Harry Flaxman '14, Pawtucket, R.I.; Aug. 
15. A retired educator, he was principal at 
Hope High School for a year, assistant princi- 
pal at Classical High School for seventeen 
years, and principal of the Nathanael Greene 
Middle School, all in Providence, before retir- 
ing in 1979. He also taught at Lincoln School 
and Moses Brown School in Providence. He 
was a member of a number of education asso- 
ciations and served on the Rhode Island State 
Advisory' Committee for Vocational Education. 
He is survived by his wife, Esther, 686 East 
Ave., Pawtucket 02S60; three children, includ- 
ing B. Allen Flaxman '58; a daughter-in-law, 
Rhoda Leven Flaxman '82 Ph D ; and seven 
grandchildren, including Lisa J. Flaxman '87. 

Leo Goldsmith Jr. ' 14, Mamaroneck, NY.; 
Aug. 23. A commimitv leader, he was a mem- 
ber of the Larchmont, N.Y., zoning board of 
appeals, and the village board of trustees 
before he was elected mayor in 1966. He 
ser\'ed until 1974, and then was town supervi- 
sor of Mamaroneck from 1979 to 1983. At the 
time of his death he was of counsel with 
Bangser, Klein, Rocca and Blum, in New York 
City. He was retired vice president, general 
counsel, and director of Tropicana Products 
Co., Bradenton, Fla. Mr. Goldsmith was 
involved with the Larchmont-Mamaroneck 
Volunteer Ambulance Corps and was an hon- 
orary chief of the Larchmont Fire Department. 
During World War II, he served as a lieu- 
tenant colonel in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He 


is survived by his wife, Beryl, 3 Poccia Cir., 
Larchmont 10538; and tliree daughters. 

Benjamin Allison Watts '35, Cincinnati. He 
retired as district manager of Brockway Glass 
Co. in 1975. He was a lieutenant in the U.S. 
Navy in the South Pacific during World War 
II. He is survi\ed by his wife, Lucy, 285 
Poage Farm Rd., Cincinnati 45215; two chil- 
dren; and three stepchildren. 

James Anthony Reeves '36, Tucson, Ariz.; 
Aug. 13. He had a private medical practice in 
Providence for thirty-one years and was affil- 
iated with Roger Williams Hospital, where 
he served a term as chief of staff. He was the 
physician for the Scandinavian Home, Provi- 
dence, for many years. He was a captain in 
the U.S. Medical Corps during World War 11 
and served in the Pacific. Survivors include 
his wife, Adelaide, 307 E. Canyon View Dr., 
Tucson 85704; and two stepsons. 

A. Lloyd Bazelon '38, Cranston, R.I.; Sept. 7. 
An optometrist since 1942, he maintained 
two offices in Providence and was on the 
staff of Rhode Island Hospital for many 
years. He was former secretary of the Rhode 
Island Optometric Association and a member 
of the board of directors of the Jewish Home 
for the Aged in Providence. He was a U.S. 
Navy veteran of World War 11, serving in the 
Medical Corps. He is survived by his wife, 
Cecelia, 49 Blue Ridge Rd., Cranston 02920; 
and a son. 

George Abraham '40, Washington, D.C.; Aug. 
28, while on xacation in Popham, Maine. A 
physicist at the Naval Research Laboratory 
since 1942, he was past president of the Wash- 
ington Academy of Sciences and the Wash- 
ington Society of Engineers. In 1981 Mr. Abra- 
ham received the Harry Diamond Award in 
physics. He was a founder in the late 1930s of 
the Brown Network, the first student-run col- 
lege radio station in the country and the pre- 
decessor of WBRU-FM; and the first chairman 
of the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System. He 
was a retired captain in the U.S. Naval 
Reserve. He is sur\'ived by a son, Edward 
Abraham, 842 River Rock Ter., Bethesda, Md. 
20817; two daughters; and a brother, Robin 
Abraham '45. 

George Elbert Hudson m '40 Sc.M., '42 Ph.D., 
Harsens Island, Mich.; July 19. He was a 
retired research physicist and former profes- 
sor of physics at Brown, New York Univer- 
sity, and Georgetown University. Later in his 
career he worked at the Nahonal Bureau of 
Standards in Boulder, Colo., and at the Naval 
Surface Weapons Laboratory, Washington, 
D.C. A theoretical physicist who studied rela- 
tivity and optics, he was a consultant to 
numerous governmental agencies on projects 
ranging from atomic experiments during 
World War II, to jet propulsion, to the develop- 
ment of an atomic clock. He was a fellow of the 
American Physical Society and the Washing- 
ton Philosophical Society, of which he was past 
president. Sigma Xi. He is survived by his 
wife, Jeanne, 2331 Columbine, Harsens Island 
48028; three children; and three stepchildren. 

The Rev. Daniel Partridge Jr. '40, North Prov- 
idence, R.I.; Aug. 9. He was a Methodist min- 
ister and served congregations in New York 
and Vermont before his retirement in 1983. In 
1969 while serving in Saranac Lake, N.Y., he 
received a Bene Merente award from Pope Paul 
VI for helping St. Bernard's Roman Catholic 
Parish following destruction of its church 
building bv fire. The papal declaration is 
awarded for outstanding works of charity. 
Phi Beta Kappa. He is survived by two sisters: 
Elizabeth Partridge Green '33 and Margaret 
Partridge '37, 1248 Farmington Ave., Apt, 
#A-i8, West Hartford, Conn. 06107, 

Laurence William Wylie '40 Ph.D., Cam- 
bridge, Mass.; July 25. An authority on French 
language and culture, he retired in 1980 after 
twenty -one years as the C. Douglas Dillon 
Professor of the Civilization of France at Har- 
vard. Earlier he taught at Haverford College, 
where he was chairman of the department of 
Romance languages. His book, Villuge in llw 
Vaucluse (1957), about life in a small town in 
southern France, is considered a classic; he was 
also the author of Deux Villager (1965) and 
Betmx Gestes: A Guide to Freucli Body Tnlkiigjj). 
At Harvard he was a member of the depart- 
ments of anthropology, social relations, and 
Romance languages and literature. From 
1965 to 1967 he took a leave from teaching and 
was a cultural attache at the American 
Embassy in Paris. At Brown's Commencement 
in 1978 he received a Graduate School Alumni 
Citation, the first year they were awarded. He 
is survived by his wife, Joan, 1010 Memorial 
Dr., Apt. #5-F, Cambridge 02138. 

Earle Fredrick Cohen '41, Newport, R.I.; 
Sept. 4. A pediatrician, he graduated from 
Tufts Medical School, served in the U.S. 
Army Medical Corps during World War 11, 
and then practiced in Providence and 
Cranston, R.I., unhl 1980. He served on the 
staffs of Rhode Island Hospital, Miriam Hos- 
pital, Roger Williams Hospital, and the 
Boston Children's Hospital for many years. 
He was the pediatric medical director at the 
Warwick (R.l.) Neighborhood Health Center 
for many years, and was a member of the 
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society 
and the Rliode Island Medical Society. In the 
1950s he founded and became president of 
Custom Builders, a builder of homes and 
apartment houses. He owned the former Mill- 
stone Village Inn in North Attleboro, Mass., 
and in 1976 bought the Viking Hotel in New- 
port, now operated by two of his sons. He 
headed Artists Internationale, a nonprofit 
organization that produced opera and ballet 
performances in Rhode Island; and was presi- 
dent of the Rhode Island Taxpayers AcHon 
Committee. Survi\'ors include his wife, 
Renee, 111 Harrison Ave., Apt. A6, Newport 
02840; sons Eric '82, Jon '87, and Douglas '89; 
and a daughter, Wendy Cohen Handler '80 

Robert Frederick Parkinson '41, Vero Beach, 
Fla.; Aug. 9. He was an executive in the Boy 
Scouts of America for forty-four years, 
including seven years as director of the 
Transatlantic Council, headquartered in Hei- 
delberg, Germany, before retiring. He was a 

squadron commander and held the rank of 
major in the U.S. Air Force during Worlci 
War II and was stationed in England. After 
the war, he was commandant of students at 
Lockbourne Army Air Base in Columbus, 
Ohio. He resigned from active duty as a lieu- 
tenant colonel. He is survived by his wife, 
Ethel, 8775 20th St., #266, Vero Beach 32966. 

Carl Herman Stetson Jr. '42, Scituate, R.L; 
Sept. 14. He was president and treasurer of 
Stetson Laboratories in Scituate. He attended 
Brown for one semester and graduated from 
Rliode Island State College, now the Univer- 
sity of Rhode Island. Survivors include his 
wife, Barbara, Main St., Scituate 02857; and a 

Frederick Karl Willenbrock '42, Reston, Va.; 
Aug. 24. He was a researcher, laboratory 
director, and associate dean at Harvard from 
1950 to 1967, when he became pro\'ost and 
professor of engineering and applied science 
at SUNY-Buffalo. He joined the National 
Bureau of Standards in 1970 to head its Insti- 
tute of Applied Technology. From 1976 to 
1986 he was a dean and professor of engineer- 
ing at Southern Methodist University. After 
that he was executive director of the American 
Society for Engineering Education, assistant 
director of the National Science Foundation, 
and a visiting professor at Carnegie Mellon 
University. He retired in 1993 as a senior scien- 
tist in the U.S. Department of Commerce and 
was awarded the department's Gold Medal. In 
1969 he served as president of the Institute of 
Electrical and Electronic Engineers. A recipient 
of Brown's Distinguished Engineer Award, he 
was a fellow and director of the American 
Association for the Advancement of Science, a 
member of the governing boards of the 
National Academy of Engineering, American 
Society for Testing and Materials, and Accredi- 
tation Board for Engineering and Technology, 
and a member of the editorial board of the 
journal Science. During World War II he was a 
lieutenant with the U.S. Navy in Iceland. Sur- 
vivors include his wife, Mildred, 11418 Water- 
view Cluster, Reston 22090. 

Lawrence Berns '44, West Hartford, Conn.; 
Aug. 24. He practiced dentistry in West Hart- 
ford for forty years and was a member of the 
American, Connecticut, and Hartford County 
dental associations. He was a captain in the 
U.S. Army during the Korean War. Among 
survivors are his wife, Vivian Golden Bems 
'45, 29 Cobbs Rd., West Hartford 06107; two 
sons, including Donald Bems '69; and two 
brothers, including Joel Bems '49. 

Sara Chudnovsky Cetlin '45, Chestnut Hill, 
Mass.; March 1. She is survived by her hus- 
band, Norman, 99/10 Florence St., #56, 
Chestnut Hill 02167. 

Louise Rowe Shuster '46, Maple Shade, N.J.; 
Feb. 26. She worked for Fidelity Bank in 
Philadelphia. She is survived by a daughter, 
Lois S. Robson, 420 Avondale Ave., Haddon- 
ficld, N.J. 08033. 

50 / DECEMBER 19<)5 

A. David Kossoff '47 A.M., '54 Ph.D., Ware-, NLiss,: NKiv '>,. He was emeritus professor 
of Hispanic studies and former chairman of 
the Department of Hispanic and Italian Stud- 
ies at Brown, retiring in 1983. He was the 
author of Voaibiilnrio poetico de Herrera {1966), 
and he edited two plays by Lope de Vega in 
1970, £/ cnstigo sin tvngnnza and El perro del hort- 
eltmo. Later in his career he studied the Jewish 
influence in Spanish Christian literature. In 
1981 he brought to Brown the first U.S. meeting 
of the International Association of Hispanists, 
and he was central to publications of homage 
volumes to his Brown professors William L. 
Fichter and Juan Lopez-Morillas. His last pub- 
lishing venture, a facsimile edition of Vocnbii- 
Inrio de Cristobal de Las Cases (1988), was 
intended to raise money for library purchases 
for Brown. He was a member of numerous 
professional associations, and following his 
retirement he was awarded the Order of Isabel 
la Catolia by the government of Spain for pro- 
moting Hispanic culture in the U.S. He is sur- 
vived bv his wife, Ruth Home Kossoff '^5 
A.M., '46 Ph.D., Old Carr Landing Rd., P.O. 
Box 955, Wareham 02571. 

Charles Heniy Regan Jr. '48, Canton, Mass.; 
March 15, 1993. A h\ enty-year employee of the 
Department of Justice, he was a counter-espi- 
onage agent for the FBI and also worked for 
the Drug Enforcement Agency and the Orga- 
nized Crime Task Force. He retired in 1975 and 
worked as a salesman for Long Pontiac, Fram- 
ingham, Mass., until 1989. He was a U.S. Navy 
veteran of World War II. He is survived bv his 
wife, Joanne, 127 Sherman St., Canton 02021; 
and Ave children. 

Pierre Papazian '31, Dumont, N.J.; Feb. 24, at 
home while recuperating from open heart 
surgery. He was head librarian at S.B. Penick, 
a pharmaceutical firm, and then a technical 
writer and analyst at Sx'stem Des'elopment 
Corp. and later at Grumman Aircraft Corp. In 
i960, with his wife, he formed H. Prim Com- 
pany Inc., a communications firm. He was a 
frequent contributor to Outreach, the publica- 
tion of the Prelacy of the Armenian Apostolic 
Church of America. His writing was also 
known to the Armenian-American commu- 
nity through Phoenix, which he began publish- 
ing in the 1960s. He published essays, articles, 
and op-ed pieces in newspapers such as the 
New York Times and the Cliristian Science Mon- 
itor, and journals such as Midstream, Mid-West 
Quarterly, and Tlie Wilson Quarterly. He was 
an expert on the Holocaust and the Armenian 
Genocide. Sur\i\ors include his wife. Iris, 220 
E. Madison A\e., Dumont 07628; and a son. 

Bernard Myer Walder '=;i. Far Rockawav, 
N.> .; .Aug. (1, 1494. He was a copyreader for 
Fairchild Publications in New York City and 
then for Wave Publishing Co. in Rockawav 
Beach. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the 
U.S.S. Thuban during the Korean War. He is 
survived by his wife, 1 Beach 105th St., Apt. 
7L, Far Rockaway 11694. 

John Francis Cuzzone Jr. '54, Barrington, R.I.; 
Sept. 5. A real estate de\eloper and a partner 
in the Proxidence law firm of Cuzzone and 

Civittolo, he also maintained a law office in 
Barrington. He was a member of the Ameri- 
can Bar Association, the Rhode Island Bar 
Association, the Defense Research Institute, the 
American Judicature Society, the American 
Arbitration Association, and the American 
Trial Lawyers Association. He ser\'ed as legal 
counsel to the Rhode Island legislature from 
1963 to J 977. He was named Barrington's 
Man of the Year in 1964 by the Javcees. He was 
a captain in the U.S. Army Reserve and 
served from 1957 to 1969. Survivors include 
his wife, Cheryl, Black Oak Dr., Barrington 
02806; and four children. 

Geoffrey Willard Riker '54, Laguna Beach, 
Calif.; Aug. 4. He li\'ed in Rhode Island and 
California and worked in commercial real 
estate for more than thirty years. In Rhode 
Island, as an associate of J.W. Riker Real Es- 
tate, he worked in Pro\idence, Newport, and 
Jamestown. In 1981 he was named Realtor 
of the Year bv the Greater Providence Board 
of Realtors; he was president of that board 
in 1979 and received the Lear Award for out- 
standing service. He was chairman and for- 
mer board member of the Foster-Glocester 
Regional School Committee. He ser\-eci in the 
U.S. Army in Europe from 1954 to 1956. Sur- 
vivors include his wife, Jennie, 748 Diamond 
St., Laguna Beach 92651; four children; fiis 
father, J.W. Riker Sr. '22; and two brothers: 
J.W. Riker Jr. 47 and Gerald Riker '52. 

Michael Anthony Silvestri '54, Cranston, R.I.; 
Sept, S, He was a research chemist for Sun 
Chemical Compan\' for twenty-fi\'e years and 
then a chemical consultant to the Bercen 
Chemical Company. He held numerous 
patents in the texhie industr\'. He was a U.S. 
Army \eteran of the Korean War. He is sur- 
\'i\-ed b\' a sister, .Antonette George, of 
Cranston; and a brother. 

Patricia A. Copeland '35, East Falmouth, 
Mass.; .Aug. 13. .A retired professor of speech 
and drama, she taught at Boston Unix'ersity 
and at Wheelock College. During the 1960s she 
was invoh'ed with writers' and arhsts' groups 
in Great Barrington, Mass., and Santa Barbara, 
Calif. She is survived by a sister, Nancy G. 
Copeland, of Mashpee, Mass. 

Harris Botwinik Stone '55, Lawrence, 
Kansas; June 14. He was a professor of archi- 
tecture at Kansas University and directed the 
university's Spannocchia Preser\-ation Pro- 
gram in Siena, Italy, from 1982 to 1992. He 
was the author of four books: Workbook of an 
Unsuccessful Architect; Monuments and Main 
Streets: Messages from Architecture; Hands-on, 
Hands-olf; and Dispersed City of the Plains. He 
is survived by his wife, Joan, 1807 Meadow- 
lark Ln., Lawrence 66047. 

Francis Stanley Koslowski '59, Madison, 
Conn., July 25. He worked at SNET for more 
than thirty years and retired in 1991 as direc- 
tor of regulatory matters. He then worked for 
the State of Connecticut in New Britain. He 
was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of 
America, the American Society of Mechanical 
Engineers, and the Madison Democratic 

Town Committee, and was a former member 
of the Madison Board of Education. He is 
survived by his wife, Sandra, 30 Sandlewood 
Dr., Madison 06443; ^nd two daughters. 

Karl Spaulding Voit '59, Blakely, Pa.; July 18. 
He was a corporal in the Marine Corps, serv- 
ing as an investigator and intelligence officer. 
Later he worked in the hotel business and in 
advertising in New York City. He is survived 
by a sister, Lucy Cavanaugh, of Boynton 
Beach, Fla. 

Mary Clapham Parke 63, Ambler, Pa.; Oct. 24, 
1994. She worked in the personnel depart- 
ment of Provident National Bank in Philadel- 
pfiia. She is survived by her husband, Samuel, 
1003 Quinard Ct., .Ambler 19002. 

Stephen Spillers Voorhees 70, Seattle; July 
24, of cancer. He owned and operated Neon 
Shirtworks, a silkscreen company specializing 
in custom-made tee-shirts, from 1981 to 1995. 
Survivors include his wife, Dina Wilson, 5210 
Ballard Ave. NW, Seattle 98107; and a son. 

Mark Cyril Freund '72, Norton, Mass.; Aug. 
27. He was president of New Aura, of Paw- 
tucket, R.I., a division of Bandini Inc., of Cali- 
fornia, for seven years. Before that he was 
wholesale products manager for India 
Imports of Rhode Island. Survivors include 
his wife, Elizabeth, 283 Plain St., Norton 
02766; and a son. 

Samson Chukwujindo Oyerogba Ashamu 78, 

Charlottesville, Va.; July 20, of complications 
related to renal failure. He was born in Onitsha 
and grew up in Lagos, Nigeria, and attended 
school in England before coming to Brown, 
where he received liis degree in economics. 
An entrepreneur, he was director of Oke-Afa 
Farms in Lagos, and in the 1980s he opened 
business connections with Benin, Togo, and 
Burkina Fasso. He was a deacon in the Church 
of the Lord Aladura. His family donated gen- 
erously to the Ashamu Dance SUidio at Brown. 
He is survived by his wife, Leslie Scott 
Ashamu '76, 1419 Hilltop Rd., Charlottesville 
22903; and four children. 

Eliza P. Mauran Blackwell '82, Oxford, Eng- 
land; Sept. 23, of cancer. She created and then 
managed the poster and print department for 
Blackwell's Ltd. bookstores, owned by her 
husband's family. She was a fundraiser for the 
Ashmolean Museum and the American 
Museum in Great Britain, in Bath, England. 
She is survived bv her parents, Mr. and Mrs. 
Frank Mauran, of Providence; a brother; her 
husband, Nigel Blackwell, Lake House, Pusey 
NR Faringdon, Oxon SN7 8 QB, England; and 
two children. 

Gunnar O'Neill '90, West Hartford, Conn.; 
Aug. 10, in an automobile accident in Glen- 
almond, Perthshire, Scotland. He graduated 
cum laude from the Universit)' of Michigan 
Law School in 1995 and was to begin working 
in London with a human rights law tirm in 
October. Survivors include his parents, Norris 
'50 and Shelagh H. O'Neill, 17 High Farms 
Rd., West Hartford 06107; and a sister. E3 



The President's Circle comprises 
those significant few whose 
generosity and dedication to 
Brown enhance the University. 
Annual membership in the 
President's Circle is granted to 
all alumni, alumnae, parents and 
friends who contribute $100,000 
ur more, for any purpose, in a 
single fiscal year (July 1 to lune 
\Q\. Lifetime membership is 
granted to those whose gifts to 
Brown since July 1, 1978, total 
$1,000,000 or more. 

Walter Annenberg* 

Marion and Vernon R. Alden '45 

ABT Holding 
Richard C. Barker 's7 
Stanley |. Bernstein '65" 
Theresa and Thomas W, Berry '69 

P'92 '96 '99 
John P. Birkelund 

P'8i '82 '85 '88" 
Lyman G. "Bill" Bloomingdale 

'.V? GP'92 
William W, Bnl! 
I, Carter Brown' 
Nicholas Brown* 
Gordon E. Cadwgan '36 P'64 
Daniel M. Cain %% 
Marvyn Carton '^% P'67 '76* 
Barbara and Finn M. W. 

Caspersen '6"^ P'gs* 
Deborah and Craig Cogut '75 
Deborah A. Coleman '74 
Marjorie Dolt Cregar 
Dorothy and Lewis Cullman 
E. S P, Das '70 
PauiR, Dupeejr. '65^^ 
Stephen R. Ehrlich '55 P'85' 
Pat and Alan Shawn Feinstein 

Diemut and Brian Fenwick-Smith 

Angela and Edwin Fischer P'90* 
George M. C. Fisher MS'64 

PhD'66 P'88 '92 
Anne S. Harrison '76 and 

Timothy C. Forbes '76* 
Mrs Daniel Fraad P'65 GP'96* 
Wini Blacher Galkin '32 and 

Robert T Galkin '49 P'75 
Edithann M. Gerard P'93 and 

Emanuel Gerard '54' 
The Gilbant- Familv' 
Eleanor and lean-Paul Gimon 

P'90 '98 
Phyllis F. Goldberger P'64 GP'99" 
Paulina Moxley (ireer '38 

P'6i '64'67GPg^ 
Francis R. Guyoti '42 
James A. Harmon 'S7 P 84 '91 
The Hassenfeld Family 
Harold 1. Hassenfeld '37 P'79 
Margaretta Stone Hausman '6y 

and Jerry A. Hausman ''i.^ 


President's Circle -Chancellor's Council 
Nicholas Brown Society ■ Manning Fellows ■ College Hill Society 

Philanthropy surged at Brown during 1994 - 1995. Last year, gifts and 

grants to the University totaled over $100 million, boosting the 

Campaign for the Rising Generation over its goal of $450 million. 

Thousands of alumni, alumnae, parents and friends showed 

their affection for and commitment to Brown through an extraordinary 

outpouring of generosity. All those acknowledged in the following 
pages enjoy the satisfaction of having played a central role in securing 

Brown's position in the front ranks of higher education nationally 

and internationally. Their pride in Brown continues the legacy of two 

centuries and will sustain it in the future. 

Carol Meehan Hunt and 

Andrew M. Hunt 'si P'74 '7s* 
Yoshiko and Masaru Ibuka P'72 
H. Anthony Ittleson '60 P'S9 '90* 
Patrick J. James '32* 
Martha S. Joukowsky '58 and 

Artemis A. W, Joukowsky '^^ 

Harry C. Kirkpatrick '42 GP'95'* 
Henry R. Kravis P'94 '97' 
Benjamin V. Lambert '60 

P'85 '88 '92* 
Sally Wong and Henry C. H, 

Leung P'83 '84 '88' 
Frayda and George Lindemann 

P'86 '89 
The W. Duncan MacMillan -ic)69 

Denyse and David D, Miller* 
George Miller 
Marsy Mittlemann and 

Josef Mittlemann '72 
N, M. andH. M. P'95 '96 '98 
Lynn and 

the late Spencer Oettinger" 
Harriet Olncy* 
Simon Ostrach ScM'49 PhD'50 

P'69 '73 
Frank J. '49 and 

Elizabeth B. Pizzitola P'8i* 
Steven L. Rattner '74 
Stephen Robert '62 P'91* 
Phyllis and Charles Rosenthal 

P'88 '91" 
Charles M. Royee '61 P'92 '95* 
Edna B. Salomon 

Peggy and Henry D, Sharpe Jr. 


Cynthia and Dennis Suskind P'9=; 
Mrs. Melvin Swig* 
A. Alfred TaubmanP'81* 
R. E. Turner '60* 
Lorraine C. Wang P'72'' 
Olive C. Watson GP'91 '97* 
John Hazen White Sr.* 
Gertrude Rosenhirsch Zisson '30 

P'6i '63 GP'91 
Anonymous (3) 
Anonymous (3)* 

"Lifetime members 


The Chancellor's Council 
recognizes present and emerging 
leaders whose support strengthens 
and preserves Brown University- 
Annual membership in the 
Chancellor's Council is granted 
to all alumni, alumnae, parents 
and friends who contribute 
between $2^1,000 and $99,999 for 
any purpose, in a single fiscal 
year (July 1 to June 30). Lifetime 
membership is granted to those 
whose gifts to Brown since July 1, 
1978, total between $500,000 
and $999,999. 

Harvey J. Ades '55 
Marion and Vernon R. Alden '45 

The Acorn Foundation 
Safaa Ali and M. F. Moustafa 

P'92 '95 
Peggy and Frederic M. Alper '60 

Grace Kennison Alpert '51 
Norman W. Alpert 'So 
George L, Ball '60 P'94 
Charles A. Banks '62 
Richard C, Barker '57* 
Anne T. and Robert M. Bass 
William B, Bateman '45 P'77 
G. Nicholas Beckwith III '67 
Renee and Robert Belfer P'93 
Theodora and 

Marc C. Bergschneider '7^ 
John G. Berylson '75 
Albert Y. Bingham Jr. '65 
Robert W. Bingham '88 
Lyman G. "Bill" Bloomingdale 

John R. Bockstoce and 

Lady Romaync Bockstoce 
Peggy Boehm P'90 and 

Theodore R. Boehm '60 
Jeanne P. Blaustein '"^y and 

Peter E, Bokor '82 
R. Harper Brown '45 
Robert P. Brown Jr. '27' 
Nancy L. Buc '65* 
Linda Smith Buonanno '67 and 

Vincent ]. Buonanno '66 P'93 
WillardC. Butcher '48 P'79 
Gordon E. Cadwgan '36 P'64* 
Robert ]. Carney '61* 
Linda Carter P'92 and 

Arthur L. Carter '53 P'S5 
John and Marianne Castle P'g3 

Janet Cameron Claflin '45 and 

Robert C. Claflin '45 P'77 '73 
John N. Cooper '32* 
E. S. P. Das '70* " 
Foster B. Davis Jr. '39 P'68 
Donald R. DeCiccio '5^ 
Neil Donavan '51 
Jane Fagan Donovan '50 P'85 '87 
William A. Donovan '47 
Richard C. Dresdale '78 
Jean Tanner Edwards '45 and 

Knight Edwards '45 P'76 
Ruth Burt Ekstrom '53 and 

Lincoln Ekstrom '^3 
Ambassador and 

Mrs. Edward E. Elson P'88 
Rosalie Branower Fain and 

Norman M. Fain 
Joseph H. Farnham Jr. '49 
Kenneth R. Fitzsimmons Jr. '68 
Edith A. Fletcher '22 
Anne S. Harrison '76 and 

Timothy C. Forbes '76 
Marina Kellen French P'96 
Fredric S. Freund '52 P'89 
Roy E. Gainsburg '34 P'82 '85 
Howard B. Ginsburg '68 
Roby and Thomas S. Gluckman 

Phyllis F. Goldberger P'64 GP'99 
Sidney Goldstein '32 
Cheryl Connors Gouse '70 and 

Richard l. Gouse '68 
Hannelore and 

R. Jeremy Grantham P'95 
Barbara A. and 

Andrew C. Halvorsen '68 P'99 
James A. Harmon '57 P'84 '91* 
Mary Hodnett Hay '47 and 

Robert J. Hay '47 P'75 '78 '81 
H. Dale Hemmerdinger '67 P'96 
John W, Holman Jr. '59* 
Shirley Severance Holmes '52 

and Richard L. Holmes '44 
Jaffe Foundation* 
Theodore Jaffe '32 
Steven R. Jordan '82 
Mark K, Joseph '60 P'92 '94 
Catherine and Nicolas Kairis 

P'95 '99 
Susan Rider Kamins '82 and 

Michael R. Kamins P'96* 
.Anna Maria and Stephen Kellen 

Karen and Kevin Kennedy P'98 
Peter A. Kindler '60 P'88 
Lillian Koffler P'57 '63 '67 

Anne Rossman Krause '45 
Carol and Sanford Krieger P'93 
Dominique and Frederic Laffont 

Susie Langdon Kass '58 
Marie J. Langlois '64 
Ricky and Ralph Lauren P'9: 
Sally Wong and 

Henry C. H. Leung P'83 '84 '88 
Vera List"^ 

Ruth and Leonard Litwin GP'97 
Jean Hambleton Lubrano '55 and 

David G. Lubrano '52 P'91 

52 Celebrating Commitment TO Brown ■ President's Circle • Chancellor's Council 

Evy and Gerard T. Lynch '66 

P'92 '95 '98 
Matthew J. Mallow '64 
Walter ]. Matthews '->,} 
Thomas ). F. McCormack '54 

P'90 '95 
R. W. McCuDough '43 P'67 '72' 
R. Gordon McGovern '48 
David J. Meehan '47' 
lulic Liddicoet Meister '75 and 

Richard W, Meister '75 
Robert B. Menschel 
lean E. Miller '49 
Chantal and Robert Miller P'95 
Michael W, Mitchell '59 

P'88 '90' 
Maureen and Stanley Moore 

Norma Caslowitz Munves '54 

and Edward Munves Jr. '52 

Suzanne and Terrence Murray 

P'84 '94 
Daniel S. O'Connell '76 
George S. Parker '91 P'75* 
Abbie Mustermann Paterson '57 
Priscilla Thomas Patterson '44 

and Irvmg VV- Patterson Jr. '42 

Lawrence A, Rand '64 P'9^ 
Steven L. Rattner '74' 
Bonnie and Thomas Reilly Jr, P'94 
Chelsey Carrier Remington '61 

and David F. Remington '61 

Alison Strasburger Ressler 'So 

and Richard S. Ressler '79 
Barbara Grad Robbins '^5 and 

James P. Robbins P'Si 
luhet Roberts 
Laurance S. Rockefeller' 
Susan and Elihu Rose P'92 
Robert Rosenkranz 
Miriam B. Rutman* 
Marieanne and 

Henry Saphier P'88 '92 '97* 
Donald L. Saunders '^y and 

LivUllmann DFA'SS* 
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schneider 

P'72 '78 
Elizabeth Hunt Schumann 40 
Shcryl and Barry Schwartz P'94 
James M. Seed '63 
Takako and Iwao Setsu P'96 
Lucille Ripley Shreve 
Daniel G. Siegel '57' 
Marion Faggen Simon MA'62 

Homer P. Smith '29* 
Lucy Cranwell Smith 

(Mrs. Watson Smith)' 
Laurence T. Sorkin '64 
Alan L. Stuart '59 P'87 '90 '92* 
Eve Stuart P'85 '88 '91* 
Christopher J. Sumner '68 P'98 
Wesley R. Thompson '26 
Charles C. Tiilinghast Jr. '32 

P'6i '67 GP'83 '84 '85 '89 '96 
Yuji Tsutsumi P'96 '97 
Mary Aguiar Vascellaro '74 and 

Jerome C. Vascellaro '74 
Pamela L. Voss and 

Peter S. Voss '68 P'98 

Jeffrey L. Walker '64 P'92' 

Mitsuru Watanabe 

Eleonore and A. O. Way '51 P'Sg* 

Lawrence Clifton Wei '71 

Eugene E. White '51 

Roger D. Williams '47 P'76* 

David R, Wilson '60' 

Gertrude Rosenhirsch Zisson '30 

P'6i '63 GP'91* 
Anonymous (9) 
Anonymous (4)* 

'Lifetime member 

:LAS brown 

Members of the Nicholas Brown 
Society follow in the footsteps 
of Nicholas Brown, Class of 
17S6, whose gift of $5,000 in 1804 
was the first of his many 
generosities to his alma mater. 
Annual membership in the 
Nicholas Brown Society is granted 
to all alumni, alumnae, parents 
and friends who contribute 
between Si, 000 and $24,999, for 
any purpose, in a single fiscal 
year (July i to June 30). Lifetime 
membership is granted to those 
who have contributed between 
$100,000 and $499,999 to 
endowment since July 1, 1978. 

Diane and Arthur Abbey P'92 
Estanne Abraham 
Amy Levine Abrams '75 
Ellen Fuchs Abramson '67 and 

David A. Abramson '64 P'95 
Richard Abrons 
ABT Holding' 
Maurice Adelman Jr. '52 
Harvey J, Ades 's5* 
Peter H. Allstrom '75 
Peggy and Frederic M. Alper '60 

Anonymous P'98 
Edmund Ansin P'85 '88 '94* 
Count Franco Antamoro 

de Cespedes P'90* 
Henry J. Arnold '^^o 
Mark L. Attanasio '79 
Donald E. August '64 
Betsy Hoyt Bain '67 
Vernon B. Baker '45 P'69 '71 
George L. Ball '60 P'94' 
Frederick D. Ballou '61 
Eileen Hsu-Balzer and 

Richard J. Balzer P'98 
Mary and Fenner S. Barbour* 
Clarence C. Barksdale '54 
Daniel D. Barry '62' 
Marjone E. Battersby '31 
Allen J. Baum '68 
Fred K. Becker '56 P'91 

Bernard R. Beckerlegge '68 
G. Nicholas Beckwith III '67' 
Robert L. Beir '40 
Barbara and William Belzberg 

Andrew N. Berg '74 
Gerald Berkelhammer '52 

P'7S 'So 
Christopher J. Berman '77 
Walter Bernard '24* 
Robert C. Bernius '68 P'96 
Theresa and Thomas W. Berry 

'69 P'92 '96 '99* 
Donald E. Besser '67 P'97 
Harold E. Bigler jr. '53 
Robert S. Birch '61 P'93 
Kenneth R. Blackman '62 

P'87 '89 '92 
Melvyn Blake '61 and 

Patricia M. Blake 
Norma Emerson Blauvelt '52 and 

Fowler Blauvelt '46 P'84 
Gustav A. Blomquist '69 
Frederick Bloom '40 P'71 
Helen and Arthur Bobrove P'97 
Frederick M. Bohen P'86 '89 
Geoffrey T. Boisi 
Walter L. S. Bopp '35 P'73 '78 
David G. Bosland '58 
John M. Bouda '77 
Barbara Shipley Boyle '^S and 

John H. Boyle' 
Elizabeth Saunders Brodhead '28 
David M, Brodsky '64 P'89 
T- Kimball Brooker 
Fred L Brown Jr. '45 P'82 
R. Harper Brown '4^* 
Jennifer and W. Michael Brown 


Susan Ann Buffum '74 
Daniel M. Cain '68' 
Ann and Bert Caldwell 
Matthew M. Callahan '86 
James Cantor '29 P'66 GP '86 '89 
Michael A. Cardozo '63 P'9^ 
lames H. Carey ''^'^ P'79 '84 '90 
D. Bret Carlson '40 P'75 '80 
Peter Carman '63 
Richard F. Carolan '58 

P'S4 '90 '95' 
Frank V. Carollo '50 
William R. Caroselli '63 
Susanne Carr 

Marvyn Carton '38 P'67 '76* 
Lynn C. Kelley '69 and 

James W. Castellan '67 
Allen G. Castner '70 
Elizabeth Zopfi Chace '59 and 

Malcolm G. Chace III 
Marc P. Chaikin '64 P'Sg '91 
J. Richard Chambers '69' 
Robert G. Champney 45 
Sandra Chapin P'93 
Peter V. Chelovich '75 
Rae and Bernard Cherry P'97 
David N. Chichester '67 
Nancy and Jay Chodock P'96 
Paul J. Choquette Jr. '60 P'SS '97' 
M. Kathleen Church 
Diane and William Clarke P'g^ 
D. Barr Clayson '^S P'8i '86 '87 
Carol R. and Jerome L. Coben '66 
Martha Dickie Cogan '26 P'58 


Renee and Earle F. Cohen '41 

P'8o '82 '87 '89' 
Marjorie and Gordon S. Cohen 

'59 P'85 '87- 
Karen Cohen P'94 and Peter 

Cohen P'94 
Jean Lahage '75 and 

Reuben Cohen '74 
Deborah A. Coleman '74' 
Frederick and Barbara Cohn 

P'85 '86' 
Samuel F. Colin '86* 
Theodore D. Colvin '48 
Phyllis Towne Cook '50 and 

James S. Cook '50 P'76 '88 
Kay and Leon Cooper" 
Leon G. Cooperman 
E. Peter Coppedge III '67 
Denise and Paul F. Coughian '65 
Constance Reimers Cowen '59 

and Edwin A. Cowen Jr. '57 

Charles S. Craig '72 
Marjorie Dolt Cregar' 
Dorothy and Lewis Cullman' 
Jean Bruce Cummings '40 and 

Stanley L. Cummings '40 

P'67 '70 
Jenny and M. Myer Cyker 

Foster B. Davis Jr. '39 P'68' 
Michael M. Davis '61 P'87 '90 
Milton G. Davis '31 
Day Family Foundation' 
Lenore Donofrio DeLucia '^S and 

Clement "Ken" DeLucia '63 

Anita V. Spivcy '74 and 

Dean A. Dent '74 
David A. Deutsch '66 P'91 
Robert R. Dolt '51" 
Neil Donavan '51* 
Steven G. Dorsky MD'80 
Sarah and 

Joseph L. Dowling Jr. '47 
Mark A. Doyle 'y-i 
Robert O. Doyle '58 P'88' 
Thomas H. Draper '64 P'93 
Richard A. Dreissigacker '69 
Shelley Kaplan Driesman MD'8o 

and Mitchell H. Driesman '74 

Georganna P'98 and Edward Dunn 
William W.Dyer jr. '56 
Clifford J. Ehrlich '60 P'88 '91 
Russell A. Ekeblad '68 P'97 
Eleanor and Charles Elbaum 

P'84 '91' 
Stuart P. Erwin Jr. '5s P'87 '94* 
Rosalie Branower Fain and 

Norman M. Fain* 
Robert Feldgarden '62 P'91 
Linda Blackman Feldman '60 and 

Robert A. Feldman '58 

P '87 '89 
Sallie and Paul Felzen P'g6 
Diemut and Brian Fenwick-Smith 

Mattis I. Fern '^^ P'83 '86 
Jay W. Fidler '43 P'68 '72 '77 

Russell W. Field Jr. '40 
Barbara and Martin D. Fife 

P'77 'Si 
Virginia and John Findlay P'56* 
Matthew P. Fink '62 P'gS 
Alan H. Fishman '67* 
Robert G. Flanders Jr. '71 
David J. S. Flaschen '77 
Barbara and B. Mark Fried 

P'86 '90* 
Susan Pilch Friedman '77 and 

Richard A. Friedman '79 
Kathryn S. Fuller '68 
Frieda and Roy Furman P'90' 
Richard M. Galkin '60 
Edwin F. Gamble '4s 
Charles D. Gardinier '66 P'95 '98 
Sally Minard and 

Norton Garfinkle P'96 
Fredric B. Garonzik '64 
Neal S. Garonzik '68 
Paul E. Gaston '79* 
Shirley Brown Gay '50 and 

Walter E. Gay '50 
Susan E. Geary '67 MA'74 PhD'76 

and Jose Amor y Vazquez 

MA'52 PhD'57 
James Geehan Jr. '4^^ 
Ronda and Alvin Gelb P'So 
Daniel E. Gelfman '62 and 

Lynne Golob Gelfman P'96 
Robins and Louis Gerstner ]r. P'97 
Daniel Gdden 
David E. Gilden 
lairus M. Gilden 
Eleanor and Jean-Paul Gimon 

P'90 '98' 
William H. Gindin '53 
David P. Given 'j^ 
Phihp H. Glatfelter III '38 
Heide and Simeon Gold P'98 
Sarah Benenson Goldberg '88 

and Brett I. Goldberg '88 
Edward Goldberger '27 P'67* 
Stephen A. Goldberger '64 P'99 
Diana L. and Stephen 

A. Goldberg P'89 '92 '96 
Paul A. Goldman '53 P'87 
Patricia Caughey Gordon '75 and 

Mark R. Gordon 'j^ 
Evelyn Coulson Gosnell* 
Martha Clark Goss '71 
Marcella H. and Richard J. Goss 
Leonardo C. Goulandris '85 
M. Anthony Gould '64 P'97 
Alan J. Grace '62 P'94 '<^6 
Emily and Eugene Grant 
Richard W, Grant '68 
Peter B. Green '80 P'99 
Jeffrey W. Greenberg '73 
Corrine and Maurice Greenberg 

P'73 '84' 
Paulina Moxley Greer '38 

P'6i '64'67GP'92' 
Clare and Vartan Gregorian 
Jamee and Peter Gregory P'97 
Martin D. Gruss' 
Janet B. Gustafson and 

Chfton S. Gustafson '41' 
Mark E. Haffenreffer '73 
Martha Fraad Haffey '65 P'96 
Philip M. Hahn '64 P'97 

Celebrating Commitment to Brown ■ Chancelor's Council ■ Nicholas Brown Society 53 

With his $10-million commitment, W. Duncan MacMillan '53 

cleared the way for construction to begin on the new undergraduate 

sciences center for the teaching of chemistry, geological sciences and 

environmental sciences, to be known as MacMillan Hall. A $5-million 

gift from the Starr Foundation brought the total pledged for 

this new academic facility to just over $20 million. Brown parents 

Cynthia and Dennis Suskind P'95 and Diana and Stephen 

Goldberg P'89 '96 made significant gifts to support two other 

top-priority academic facilities projects - the conversion of Sayles 

Gymnasium into classrooms and the renovation of Carr House 

for the English Department. 

Barbara Kirk Hail '^2 and 

Edward G. Hail '49 P'7S '79 
Stuart D. Halpert '64 P'97 '99 
Duane and Mark Hampton 

P'91 '93 
Florence and Arnold Handler P'94 
Paul A. Hanson '75 
Louise Whitney Harrington '39 
and Earl W. Harrington Jr. '41 
P'66 GP '97 
Ruth W. Harris '41 
WilHam Harrison '38' 
Edwin I. Hart PhD'34* 
Vivian Kriska Hartenau and 

Christopher H- Hartenau '69 
Penelope Hartland-Thunberg '40* 
The Hassenfeld Family* 
David J. Haweeli '42 
Philip S, Hayes i;^* 
Stephen B. Hazard '67 
Libby Hirsh Heimark '76 and 

Craig F. Heimark '76 
Kris F. Heinzelman '73 
Joan MacLeod Heminway 'S3 

and Merrit A. Heminway '83 
H. Dale Hemmerdinger '67 P'gb* 
Claire Henderson '61 
Patricia MacBride Hendrickson 

'52 P'So '88 
Lacy B. Herrmann '50 P'S2 
Perry S. Herst Jr. '51 P'86 
Patricia and Thomas G. D. 

Hcsslein '57 P'94* 
Richard A. Higginbotham '69 
Richard I. Hiller '06 P'98 
Elie Hirschfeid '71* 
Laura and Ronald Hoenig Sr. 

P'85 '98 
Dennis A. Holt '65 P'94 
William G. Hooks '65 P'97 
Frederick I. Horowitz 86 
Ada and Jim Ho]"wich P'94 yS 
Timothy A. Hotchni-v '95 
Melissa Tinker Howland '48 and 

John A, Howland '48 
Phylis and David C, Hsui P'97 
Arthur G. Humes 1- 

Janet Kemp '7s and 

Scott Hunter '7=; 
John D, Hushon '67 
Yoshiko and Masaru Ibuka P'72'' 
Christina B, lttlc?on '89 
Stephanie Ittlesun 'go 
Craig A. lacobson '74 
Mary Duncan Jacobson '4s and 

Robert E. Jacobson jr. '45 

P'So '73 
Theodore Jaffe '32* 
Karen Sorkin Jakes '69 and 

Peter H. Jakes '68 
George I. Joelson '43 
William H.Joslin Jr. '47 P'73 
Alexandra E. Kairis '95 
George Keralakis GP'95 '99 
Henry H. Ketcham III '72 
Heidi and Chester Kirk 
lane Bowen Kirkebv '64 and 

Arnold C. Kirkeby 
Kelly and Calvin Klein P'SS' 
Robert B. Klem '60 
Peter D. Klinkow '70 
Thomas J, Klutznick P'90 
Robert C. Knowles 'sy 
Deirdre L. Henderson '6S and 

Marc S, Koplik '68 
Joseph Kovalchick 'fi\ P'92 '96 
Robert Kramer '^-•■, 
Dorotha and Robert E. Kresko '59' 
Elizabeth Fairbank Kuniholm P'95 
Christopher P. Kunzi '73 
Louisa and Paul Kwan P'95 
William V. Lahr '62 
Marie ]. Langlois '64* 
David D. Lauter '66 
Susan J. Leader P'97 
Elizabeth H. Leduc '48 
Thomas H. Lee 
Amy B, Leeds '74 
Jean Ehrenkranz LeGrand '70 

and Nicholas LeGrand 
Mildred K. Lehman 
Sandra Nusinoff Lehrman '69 

and Stephen A. Lehrman "73 
lay H, Leung '84 
Beveriv Hodgson '70 and 

John M. Leventhal '69 
Robert J. Levine '72 

Edwin A. Levy '^S 
Karen Marcu\itz Levy '74 
Eleanor Levmson Lewis '59 and 

David C. Lewis '57 P'85 '87 
Theodore 1. Libby '41 
Madeline and Irwin Lieber 

P'SS '95 
Ellen Fogelson Liman '57 and 

Arthur Liman P'SS 
Frayda and George Lindemann 

P'86 '89' 
Lorraine F. Linger 
Frederick Lippitt* 
Mary Ann Lippitt* 
Walter Lister '43 
JacqueHne Leung Liu 'S3 
Gregory R. Lloyd '70 
Isabelle R.Lloyd '86 
Joseph F. Lockett Jr. '42 
Guy Lombardo '62 P'97 '99* 
Pamela H. Long '63 
Phyllis and 

William Louis-Dreyfus* 
Joanne E- and James R. Love '78 
Edwin F. Lovering '38 P'73* 
Wing Tek Lum '68 
Peter N. Lycurgus '78 
Janice MacCaskill '61 
Gordon S. Macklin '50 
Judith Maddock P'72 '85 
Anne and Vincent Mai P'96 
Hugo R. Mainelli ]r. '^S 
Nancy B. Turck '68 and 

D. Patrick Maley 111 '67 
Jack G. Mancuso '62 P'90 '92 '95 
Peter G. Manian '6s 
Henry L. Mann 42 
William H. Mann '42 
Robert J. Manning '75 
Monica and Viaor Markowicz 

Neil R. Markson '66 P'97 
Lauren and Michael E. Marrus 'S^ 
James E. Marsh Jr. '60 
Nathaniel M. Marshall '44' 

Louis Marx Jr.* 
Stanley H. Mason '19 
Steven }. Massarsky '70 
Gail E. McCann '75 
John C. McClain '49* 
Stephanie A. Starr '84 

and Leander P. Mc Cormick- 

Goodhart '80 
Kenneth W. Mc Grath '71 
John K. Mclntyre '39* 
R. Gordon McGovern '48* 
Nancy and David McKinney 

P'So '82 'S9 
Marjorie Botsford Meador '47 
Carol Drescher Melamed '67 
Ann S. Mencotf and 

Samuel M. Mencoff '78 
Mrs. Charles E. Mercer* 
Ellen Shatfer Meyer '61 P'94 
Barbara Rothschild Michaels '45 
Ken Miller 

Anne lones Mills '60* 
Susan and Joel S- Mindel P'93 
Marsy Mittlemann and 

Josef Mittlemann '72* 
Marjorie Russel and 

Peter Model P'94 
Francis H. Monahan '61 
James R. Moody '58 
Insook and Young Moon P'92* 
Maureen and Stanlev Moore 

Edelgard and Theodore Morse 

Barbara S. Mosbacher '45 P'72 
Margaret Cox Moser '64 and 

G. Dewey Moser '64 P'90 
E. Butler Moulton Ir. '39* 
Berit Spant Muh '64 and 

Robert A. Muh P'94 
Kevin A. Mundt '76' 
Norma Caslowitz Munves 's4 

and Edward Munves |r. '52 

P'77 '8o' 
N. M. and H. M. P'95 '96 '98* 
Paul S. Nadler '51 P'83 '95 '99 
Harold B. Nash '41* 
Louise Dcmbeck and 

Giora Neeman P'97 
Dorothy Markoff Nelson '35 

James A. Neuberger '68 
Naomi Das Neufeld '69 and 

Tmiothy L. Neufeld '69 
Robin Chemers Neustein '75 
Eugene D. Newman '67 P'96 
Barbara Jones Nicholson '60 and 

Edwin F. Nicholson '60 P'90 
Allan F. Nickerson '30 
John F. Nickoll '57 P'82* 
Diane Lake Northrop '54 P'8l 
Edward T. O'Dell Jr. '57 P'SS '90 
L. Kirk O'Donnell '68 P'96 
William T. O'Donnell Jr. '71* 
Noreen Drexel O'Farrell '83 and 

William J. O'Farrell '84 
Dennis A. O'Toole PhD'73 
Theodore A. Oatis '69 
Douglas Oliver P'97 
Stanley R. Orczyk Jr. '56 
Simon Ostrach ScM'49 PhD'50 

Ronald and Batsheva Ostrow 

P'95 '99 
Carl W. Otto '50 
Jane Ohara Page '54 
James M. Pagos '70 
Nak Whan Paik 
Mrs, Louis B. Palmer" 
Robert W. Pangia '73 
Arthur H. Parker II '58 P'88 
Walter Parrs |r. '64 and 

Marianne Miller Parrs '6^ 
Donald G- Partrick '48* 
Hugh W. Pearson HI '58' 
Joseph Penner '46 P'SS* 
Samuel T. Perkins '68 
Stanley M. Perl '60 
Matthew S. Perlman '57 

P'90 '92 '94 '98 
Stephen B, Perlman '67 
David S, Perloff '69 
Gordon E. Perry '55 P'SS '92 
Ronald R. S. Picerne '50 P'76 '80* 
Beth Becker Pollock '51 P'73 '76 
Yvonne Chao Posa '76 and 

Seralino M. Posa '76 
Diane Shecter Pozefsky '71 and 

Mark Pozefsky '70 

S4 Celebrating Commitment to Brown ■ Nicholas Brown Society 

Lisa Benen?on Quattrocchi '8t 
Nina Bogtisian Quigley '82 and 

Matthew W. Quigley 'So 
Hannah A- L. Quint P'39 

GP'85 '87 
Lawrence A. Rand '64 P'93' 
Frank S. Read '35 P'6s 
Evelyn |acobs Reisman '40 P'76* 
Chelsey Carrier Remington '61 

and David F. Remington '61 

P'89 '92' 
Frank M. Rcsnck '61 P'92'' 
Cynthia Mock Reusche '77 and 

Thomas R. Reusche '77 
William R, Rhodes '57 
Anne Rice 

David G. Richenthal '70 
Victoria L. Stuart '87 
Richard M. Riescr Jr. '65 P'9=; 
Martin L. Ritter '58 P'90'' 
WiNiam I. Roberts '42 P'So '83 
Edgar A. Robinson '^5 P'79 '81 
Helen Robinson 
David Rockefeller GP'gs" 
Thomas A. Rodgers HI '66 
Nicolas S. Rohatyn '82 
Nelson J. Rohrbach Jr. '62 P'86 
Louise Parker Romanoff '40 
Carole Cooke Ronnie '64 and 

Leonard H. Ronnie ]r. '63 

P'93 '95' 
Jill and Marshall Rose P'88* 
Gerald D. Rosen '61 P'89* 
Joan and Robert Roth P'gi '92* 
M- Boris Rntman' 
Thomas Roush P'98 
Charles M. Royce '6t P'92 '95* 
loan M. Ruffle '69 
Meredith Johnson Sadler '77 and 

Christy S. Sadler '80 
Susan A. Semonoff '68 and 

Stephen M. Sagar '68 
Marieanne and Henry Saphier 

P'88 '92 '97* 
Lila and John M. Sapinsley '42 
Donald L. Saunders 's7 and 

Barbara Savignano P'66 
David E, Scheim 
William C. Schnell '63 
Nancy K. Cassidy '73 and 

Jeffrey C, Schreck '73 
lames Schreiber '65 

P'92 '95 '95 '95* 
Robert Schwartz 
Patricia and Francis Scola P'91 
David C. Scott Jr. '69 
Thomas P, Scuico '65 
John Scullcy '61' 
Eleanor and Douglas Seaman P'92 
Edith and Martin Segal 

GP'9i '94" 
Beverly R. Seiden P'S^' 
Maniula and Ravindra Shah 

P'89 '90" 
John S, Shapira '=^8 P'Sg '92* 
Joel L. Shapiro ss 
Esther U. Sharp P'sS GP'91 '94* 
Barbara and F. Barry Shaw P'94 
Anne H. Shea" 
Robert B, Shea '49 and 

Mary B. Shea 

John A. Shearing '35 P'94 '97* 

Barry L. Shemin '63 

Elizabeth Munves Sherman '77 

and David M. Sherman '79 
Robert S. Sherman '^1 P'69 

Jenot and William Shipley 

P'91 '94 
Robert W. Shippee '70 
Santina L. Siena '73 
Lawrence A. Siff '84 
Robert M. Siff '48 P'83 '84 
Macie Fain Silver P'67 and 

Caroll M. Silver' 
Judith Sockut Silverman '67 

ScM '69 and Harvey F. 

Silverman ScM'68 PhD'71 P'94 
Lorin J. Silverman '71 
Richard N. Silverman '45* 
Lynn G. and William M. 

Silverman '6^ P'88 '90 '91 
Pearle W. Silverstein 
Harold C. Simmons P'93 
Marion Faggen Simon MA'62 


Nancy and Theodore Sizer P'94 
William T. Slick Jr '49* 
Jonathan A. Small '64 
Elisabeth Rice Smart '37 
Homer P. Smith '29* 
Isabella Lawton Smith" 
Robert L. Smith '34 
Tefft W. Smith '68 
Clinton I. Smullyan Jr. '72* 
Richard L. Solomon '40 P'69 
Joan Field Soloway '49 and 

Arnold M. Soloway '42 

P'74 '78 
Scott D. Somers '69 
Elizabeth and Aldcn Spcare Sr. 

Barton L. St, Armand '6"; 
Margaret and 

.■Man L. Stanzler '64 P'94 '96 
Carol A, Steadman '76 
W. Seiden Steiger '34 
Joan and Michael Steinberg P'98 
Robert M. Steinberg P'88" 
Alan L. Stuart '59 P'S7 '90 '92* 
Carolyn A. Stuart '90 
Elizabeth J. Stuart '92 
Eve Stuart P'85 '88 '91* 
James M. Stuart Jr. '85 
John E. Stuart '88 
Mary E. Stuart '91 
Maye Dorfman Sulzberger '30* 
Ruth Mann Sumberg '40 P'67 
Steven M. Sumberg '67 
Carol G. and the late Harold L, 

Summerfield '23 P'55 '58" 
Cynthia and Dennis Suskind 

Sally and Charles Svenson P'97 
Nan and Stephen C. Swid P'88' 
Kent M. Swig '83 
Ann B. Tebbetts '54 
Sarah Davo! Test '=;o 
Constance Farwell Thurlow '41 

and Willard R Thurlow '39 

Charles C. Tillinghast jr. '32 P'6i 

'67 GP'83 '84 '85 '89 '96* 
Mr. and Mrs. Woodbury C. 

Titcomb '46 
Daniel S. Tolman III '49 
Joan and Tom Towers P'SS '93 
Gerald F. Tucci '47 P'96 
Wendy C. Tucker '81 
Russell J. Tyler '71 
Sanford W. Udis '41 P'72 '75 
Eva Colin Usdan '8^* 
William A. Van Ness '63 
Mariana and 

Vardis Vardinoyannis P'90* 
Susan Hubbard Vojta '57 P'91 
Joyce and Dietrich von Bothmer 

Cosima I. von Bulow '89 
Diane Halfin Von Furstenberg 

P'91 '93 
Valerie and Barrv Vonhartitzsch 

Carol Fain Waiters P'Si '82 
Frederick A. Wang '72* 
Patricia M. and 

Charles H. Watts II '47 P'86' 
Mark L. Wawro '75 
Alexander G. Weindling '84 
lean and Charles Weir P'8i 
Lillian Hicock Wcntworth '35 

Evan R. West '45 P'73 
Frank J. Wezniak '54 P'89 
Robert M, Wigod '54 P'S4 '88 
AllenB. Williams Jr. '40 
Donna Erickson Williamson '74 
Frank and Virginia Williams 
JoBeth Williams '70 
Judith and Fred Wilpon P'87 '90' 
Marilyn H. and 

James R. Winoker '53 P'89" 
Charles R. Winterrowd '40 
W. Chesley Worthington '23 

P'6i '68 
Christian C. Yegen Jr. '65 
Marilyn Mapes Yeutter 'sy and 

Bruce D. Yeutter '37 P '83 '94* 
Kathryn Mersey Yochelson 
Abbe Beth Robinson Young 's8 

and jerold O, Young '^4 

P'82 '84 '86 
Robert H.Zeff '62 P'92' 
Judith Hersh Zern '64 
James Stern Zisson '74 
Anonymous (12) 
Anonymous (9)* 




Manning Fellows assist the 
University, in the words of Brown 
first president, James Manning, 
"to properly support able 
instructors to render the college 
very respectable." Annual 
membership in the Manning 
Fellows is granted to all alumni, 
alumnae, parents and friends 
who contribute between Si,ooo 
and $4,999, for any purpose, 

in a single fiscal year (July 1 to 
June 30). Lifetime membership 
is granted to those who have 
contributed between $50,000 
and $99,999 to endowment 
since July i, 197S. 

Frank G. Abernathy '84 
Anita C. Abraham-Inz '77 
Cynthia Wayne Acker '59 P'91 
Bernard R. Adams '66 P'93 
Valerie and David Adams P'95 
Joseph J. Adams |r. '67 
Milton B, Addington '74 
Samuel B, Adelberg '56 P'96 
Giovanni A. AgneUi '86 
John F. Ahearn Jr. '44 
Vaino A. Ahonen '^^ 
Susan Woodring Ahrens '84 
James V. Aidala Jr. '76 
William F. Aikman '67 
Sharon Akrep Crough '75 
Sharifa J. Al-Homaizi '95 
Charles F. Albert '79 
Betsy and Michael .AJderman P'83 
Richard S, .-Mdrich Jr. '70 
Cheryl Naas Alexander 'jy 
P. Gilbert Alexandre '56 
Donald B. Allen '38 P'70 
Gordon E. Allen '50 P'79 '81 
John R. Allen '50 P'83 
Judith G. Allen '79 
Eric S. Almeida '84 
Daniel V. Alper '63 P'95 '97 
Ruth Alperin 
Cynthia Marcus Alpert '68 and 

Philip A. Alpert '65 
Arline Goodman Alpert '50 and 

Sumner Alpert '49 P'76 
Norman C. Alt '63 P'96 
Annie A. Chen '85 and 

Michael S. Altman '89 
Paul). Alviti'Si 
Esther Doolittle Ames '54 P'93 
Catherine Towne Anderson '4s 
Charles A, Anderson '65 
Howard W. Anderson '67 
James E. Anderson '88 
Robert E. Anderson '78 
Marcantonio M, Antamoro '90 
Robert W. Anthony '70 
Harriet and Philip Applewhite 


Aram A. Arabian Jr. 'j^; 
Joyce and Avi Arad P'98 
Andrew C. Armstrong 
Richard B. Armstrong '50 

P'So '82 
Arden Conover Armstrong '82 

and Walter C. Armstrong '82 
Benjamin J. Arno '79 
Christopher B. Arnold '64 P'94 
Frank S- Arnold '4s P'74 
Samuel T. Arnold Jr. '45 
Margaret McClendon Aspinwall 

'66 P'95 
John S. Atterstrom '74 
Kathryn H. Au '69 
Ellen and John Aversa P'95 
Joel N. Axelrod '54 P'8i 
Janet Laughlin Babcock '74 and 

Charles L. Babcock IV '71 

Marga Bachenheimer GP'93 
Stephen M. Bacon '72 
Charles F. Baird Jr. 
Wallace R. Baker '69 
Fay and Ashok Bakhru P'97 
Maxine Israel Baiaban '^ji and 

Leonard J. Baiaban 'm P'74 '80 
Michael D. Baiaban '74 
Elizabeth Baldarelli 
Barbara and Allen Balik P'93 
lanT. Ball '62 
Judith Banker P'S6 
Charles A. Banks Jr. '62* 
William P. Barbeosch '76 
Herbert B. Barlow Jr. '46' 
Laura Shatto Barlow '53 and 

Robert M. Barlow '51 P'78 '81 
Marion Otis Barnes '62 
Deborah A. Neimeth '77 and 

George S. Barrett '77 
James M. Barrett '65 
Selena Winicour Barron '57 

and Robert A. Barron '55 
Daniel D. Barry '62 
David A. Barry '68 
John C. Barstow '72 
Eugene F. Barth '63 
Nancy Barton 
John P. Bassler '62 
Robert L, Battel '60 P'88 '90 
Harriet Latson Baxter '42 
W. Scott Bearce 's9 P'89 
Edith S. Beck 

Vicky and Herbert Becker P'97 
Albert P. Bedell '40 
David F. Bednarczyk '70 
Chris A. Belardi '79 
Elizabeth K. Belfer '93 
Renee and Robert Belfer P'93* 
John E. Bellavance '60 
Paul M. Belsky '79 
Ann and Bruce Benedict P'95 
Norman Benzaquen P'98 
Anne Munder Bercovitch '69 
Donna R. Berenson '81 
Roger E, Berg '66 P'96 '99 
Anne and Jonathan Berger 

P'95 '99 
Theodora and 

Marc C. Bergschneider '73* 
Seth F. Berkley '78 
Joseph Berland '62 P'88 
Diane Giles Berliner '77 and 

James E. Berliner '76 
Arnold L. Berman '72 
James J. Berman '70 
Thomas M. Bernabei '68 
Stephen C. Bernhardt '84 
Joseph M. Berttucci '73 
Arthur Bierwirth Jr. '57 
Stephen C. Biklen '64 
Melissa A. Bilger '77 
Hilarv Massey Billings '85 
Amy Finn Binder '77 
Albert Y. Bingham Jr. '6^* 
Joan Bingham P'S8 
David E. Birenbaum 't;9 P'87 
Robert L. Birnbaum 
Karen R. Roos '74 and 

Steven B. Birnbaum '74 
John B, Black '46 
Richard M. Blackwell '62 P'8- 
Charles A. Blake '66 P'95 

Celebrating Commitment to Brown ■ Nicholas Brown Society ■ Manning Fellows 


George A, Blakeslee Jr. '35 

Kirby Bland 

Jeannette and Terrence Blaschke 

Robert D. Blashek III '76 
Beverly Rcsnik Blazar '^^ and 

Andrew S. Blazar '^^ 
Dian and Gary Blinn P'97 
Nancy Craig Blinn '45 
Diane B]is> 

Sophia Schafter Blistein '41 
Charle5H. Blood Jr. '66 
Kathv Finn Bloomgarden '70 P'94 
VV Barry Blum '79 
Recia Kotr Blunienkranz '76 and 

Mark S. Blumenkranz '72 
Marjory Spodick Blumenthal '77 

and William Blumenthal '77 
Seymour Blutstein '47 P'78 
Stuart L. Boe '70 
Franklin C. Boekell '43 
Ann Oppenheimer Bogdanow '70 
and Alan ]. Bogdanow '68 P'96 
William Bojar '33 P'67 
Sally A. Boldi 'Si 
Alexander L. Bolen '90 
Mary Lafond Bonte '45 
Susan Robin Bookbinder '69 
Alan D. Boom '79 
Anne and John Booth P'S7 
Sandra Koftler Bornstein '63 P'87 
Ardell Kabalkin Borodach '57 and 
Gerold N. Borodach '^^ 
P'S7 '93 
Paul C. Bosland ''^^ 
Jane A. Bouffard '76 
Charles P. Boukus Jr. '64 P'96 
Kevin F. Bowen '70 
Bruce D, Bower '84 
Edwin F. Boynton '52 
Ruth Cary Boynton '34 and 

Harold 1, Boynton '33 
Richard W, Brackett '50 P'8o 
Carolyn Adams Bradley '46 and 

Earl H. Bradley '28 P'64' 
Don B. Bramley '45 
Shirley Prager Branner '49 

Howard 1. Braun '59 

R. Mc Lane Brennan '46 

Devra Miller Breslow '54 GP'91 

Wendy Friedman Brest '61 and 
Joel I. Brest '60 P'SS '94 

lohn S. Breuer '75 

Karen Henry Briggs '68 and 
G. Scott Briggs '66 

Marjorie Leland Briggs '40 

Kenneth P. Brin '69 

David A Bristol Jr. 'S3 

Anne Hunt Brock '51 

Robert T. Brotherton '50 

James K. Brown 'S5 

John S. Brown 'bz 

Susannah L Bn-wn '93 

Henry G. Browncil 45 

Harriet and Sheldon Baidner P'S4 

Serge Brunner '71 

Charles L. Bry^un h '^^ 

Dana R. Buchman 7^ 

Kathleen W. Bueclicl '77 

George B. Bullock Jr. '42 

Robert P. Burchard '60 

James M. Burke '74 

Peter W. Burkland '71 

Edward W. Burman Jr. '69 

Ann Rademacher Burrow '55 and 

Gerard N. Burrow '54 P'Si '86 
Virginia and David Butters P'96 
Lois Lindblom Buxton '43 and 

Bertram H, Buxton '40 

P'69 '73 
W. Wallace Buxton '35 
Abby Slater Byerly '69 and 

David M. Byerly '68 
Myung-Sook and Ung-Jun Byun 

Steven S. Cagle '75 
Gilbert E. Cain '39 
Gary ]. Caine '74 
Annette and Richard Caleel P'S7 
Marion Kentta Calhoun '65 
Mathilda Call P'72 '77 
Nicholas A. Califano '64 
Eleni A. Cambourelis '85 
Elaine Butler Cameron '63 and 

E. Colby Cameron '63 P'S7 
Elizabeth Morriss Campbell 'yS 

Joan Campbell P'97 
Lawrence A. Campbell '69 
William B. Campbell '76 
Marshall H. Cannell Jr. '52 
Mitchell E. Cantor '78 
Paula Caplan P'95 97 
Laurel Geurkink Carignan '85 

and Robert J. Carignan '84 
Stephen O, Carleton '29 P'37 '59 
Carol Taylor Carlisle '43 and 

C. Robert Carlisle '43 
Michael K. Carney '56 
Richard F. Carolan '58 

P'84 '90 '93 
Charles C. Carpenter 
Robert H. Carpenter 
Henrietta Carroll 
Ulla and Goran Carstedt P'95 
Charles S. Carver '69 
Carlye Booth Case '79 and 

Christopher J. Case '78 
1- Terry Case '60 
Richard F. Casher '73 
Thomas J. Cashill '54 
lohn B. Caswell '60 
Eva-Inge and John Cervieri 

P'S9 '98 
Assunta and George Cha P'92 
Henry D. Chafee '40 P'S2 
Oranee and Kasin Chai P'98 
Craig F. Chamberlin '65 
Margery lackson Chambers '56 

and G. Kenneth Chambers '^^ 
Christina and Pak-Yung Chan 

P'89 '95 
Ching-Chih and 

Tsunie Chanchien P'90 '92' 
lung and Dong Chang P'96 
Victor T. Chao '86 
George E. Chapin Jr. '50 
Bonnie and William Chapman 

Adam F. Chase 'S^ 
Herbert S. Chase '70 
leflrey L. Chase '70 P'99 
Robert N. Chatigny '73 
La-lap and Suthon Chatkupt P'94 
Norman VV. Cheever '40 

Wan-Yu and Chi-Shiang Chen 

John A. Chernak '51 
Randee L. Cassel '79 and 

Seth A. Chernick '79 
Leah Korn Chernov '53 and 

P. David Chernov '51 P'79 '84 
Eric R. Chilton '79 
Jennifer L. VVeigel '86 and 

Arthur E. Chin '86 
Choon T. Chon '72 
Paul J. Choquette Jr. '60 P'SS '97 
Patricia and Charles Chow P'97 
Yun-Shyong Chow '80 
Marc W. Christman '70 
Dennis A. Chuck '76 
Kimberly and Eugene Chun P'94 
Russell M. Church 
Thomas M. Churchill '60 
Michael J. Churgin '70 
Peter T. Cirenza '85 
Kim N. Clark 
Maurice L. Clemence '34 
lames T. Clenny III '66 
Thomas O. Clingan III '60 
Fred W. dough '76 
J. Scott S. Coburn '77 
Warren B. Coburn '51 
Frederick J. Cot'er '48 P'78 
David E. Cohen '75 
Diana Kane Cohen '^^ 
Gerald D. Cohen '75 
Marjorie and Gordon S. Cohen 

'59 P'S5 'S? 
Cynthia Breitberg Cohen '69 and 

H. Theodore Cohen '69 
Harry D. Cohen 
Kenneth S. Cohen '71 
Martin Cohen '53 P'83 
Stephen A. Cohen '59 P'90 
Theodore D. Colangelo '37 
Kenneth H. Colburn '75 
Janet Mc Wain Colby '60 
Jonathan E. Cole '67 P'92 '94 
Louis D. Cole '78 
Sidney C. Cole '61 P'95 
Henry V. Collins Jr. '52 
Henry A. Collins '63 
Joan Borden Colt '^g* 
Michelle A. Proulx '76 and 

Charles T. Connell '7^ 
W. Hudson Connery Jr. '72 
Kevin B. Connolly '75 
Caroline E. Considine '65 
J. Cheston Constable '39 P'74 
Katherine Mitchell Constan '8S 
Barbara Saunders Conta '67 and 

Robert L. Conta '67 P'97 
William F. Conway '73 
Annan F. Cook '48 
Jane and Joseph Cook P'97 
Charles A. Cooper '49 P'79 '82 
Sally Hill Cooper '52 and Charles 

J. Cooper '51 P'74 '7=; '-S 
John N. Cooper '32 
James W. Correll '41 
Arthur Corvese Jr. '73 
Gary L. Costlow '72 
Jane Chichester Cottrell '57 and 

Thomas S. Cottrell '55 P'S7 '90 
Ernest E. Courchene Jr. 'si 


Daphne and 

Constantin Coutarelli P'97 
Mary Toner Couzens '^8 and 

James S. Couzens '38 P'68 
Elizabeth Mc Cabe Cowles '87 

and John F. Cowles '88 
Phyllis Ciciarelli Cox '65 and 

James R. Cox '65 P'90 
Stephen T. Crary 
Sabra and James Cregan P'89 
Oliver D. Cromwell '72 
David A. Crown '85 
Rebecca E. Crown '75 
1. WillardCrull'28 
Catherine M. Curlett '80 
Frank Currie 
David M. Curry '51 
Richard D. Curtin '37 
David J. Cynamon '70 
George J. Cyrus Jr. '64 
Richard P. D'Amico '61 

P'89 '90 '91 
Charles H. Daly '45 
Constance Payan Dantorth '55 

and John L. Danforth '52 
Cathy Carolan Daniel '84 and 

John C, Daniel '84 
James W. Daniels '67 
Shirley Burr Darling '44 
Paul hi. Daube Jr. '50 P'8o 
Carole Ausburn Daves '89 and 

Glenn G. Daves '89 
Bruce R. Davidson '65 P'97 
Carolyn and Steven Davies P'97 
Elizabeth B. Davis '78 
James C. Davis '85 
Richards. Davis '66 
Richard S. Davis '67 
Robert C. Davis '69 
Ross D. Davis '41 
Anna and Peter Davol P'97 
Day Family Foundation* 
Dorrance and Howard Dean P'95 
Elaine M- Decker '67 
John R. Decker '48 
Dorothy Batchelor DeForest '52 

and lames V. DeForest '50 
lohn E. Delhagen '56 P'S3 
Barbara D. Deller '60 
Michael 1- DelVledico '77 
Ronald J. DeiSignore '66 P'92 '99 
Cordelia Hebble Delson '74 

and Donald W. Delson '73 
Nancy B. Delston 
Richard J. DePatie '55 
Peter S. Der Sarkisian '69 
David A. Detrich '60 
Clayton G. Deutsch '77 
Stephanie Crutcher Deutsch '69 
lames C, Deveny Jr. '64 
Robert E. Dewar Jr. '71 
Pamela H. Dewey '68 
Robert V. Dewey Jr. '66 
George R, Dewhurst '33 
Caroline Donnenfeld Diamond '86 

and David L. Diamond '86 
Catherine N. Knickerbocker '83 

and lames C. Diao 'So 
Melvin M. Dichter '32 
Vincent DiMase '}^ 
Thomas P. Dimeo '52 P'83 
Gordon G. Dinsmore Jr. '74 
Philip J. DiSaia '59 
Zdravko Divjak '78 

Cecelia Baker Dixon '34 and 

Ashton D, Dixon '34 
James S. Doak '64 
Stanley C. Dobson Jr. '58 P'87 
Bruce M. Docherty '31 
David R. Dodge '30 
R, Shaun Doherty '84 
Thomas G. Doherty Jr. '56 

P'83 '86 
Susan Dolgen 
Charles L. Donahue Jr. '65 
Bruce M. Donaldson '4"^ 
Lynn and Joseph Donnelly P'9S 
Jeanne M. Donovan 'So 
Patrick M. Donovan '8t 
Richard P. Donovan '42 
Dwight M. Doolan '56 P'85 
Nancy Tobin Dorer '53 and 

John Dorer '55 P'Si '84 
Perry I. Dornstein '56 P'85 '91 
Barbara Doty and Gary Schatz 

Robert M. Dowben 
Jean Amatneek Dowdall '63 and 

George W. Dowdall III '72 P'86 
Cynthia and Robert Doyle P'95 
Sharon B. Drager '67 
Francisco C. Drohojowski '6g 
Doris Drury 

Berkley W. Duck HI '60 P'89 '91 
David k. Dutlell '69 
Stephen B. Duke '60 
Rena and Jean-Louis Dumas P'91 
Carol Spindler Duncan '63 P'93 
Richard G. Dunn '42 
Antoinette Loiacono Dupont '50 

Joel A. Dworetzky '79 
Michael C. Dwyer '64 
Mary Wuskell Dyer '62 and 

Joseph P. Dyer Jr. '62 
William E. Dyer '63 
Anne Wernig Echeverria '71 and 

Thomas S. Echeverria '68 
Rebekah Hill Eckstein '60 P'90 
Jesse P. Eddy '28' 
Martin Edelman P'96 
George W. Edwards 
James F. Edwards '39 P'6S* 
Jonathan W. Edwards '84 
Timothy H. Edwards '88 
Eric J. Egan '90 
lohn B. Ehrenkranz '87 
Lisa Ehrlich Pearlman '85 
Stanley L. Ehrlich '45 P'74 '77 
Kathleen Kennedy Eisenhardt '69 
James A. Eisenman '44 P'78 
Ruth Burt Ekstrom '53 and 

Lincoln Ekstrom '53* 
Paul H. Ellcnbogen '69 P'97 
Michael V. Elsberry '69 
Robert R. Eisner Jr. '48 P'8o '86 
Ambassador and 

Mrs. Edward E. Elson P'SS" 
Christopher R. Ely '78 
William K. Engeman '61 
Helen Gill Engles '39 and 

Robert T. Engles '40 
Gage Englund P'96 
fonathan L. Entin '69 
Resa Goldstein Eppler '82 
David B. Epstein '74 
Suzanne and George Erikson 

P'76 'S} 

sh Celebrating Commitment TO Brown ■ Manning Fellows 


Sruart P. Erwin Jr. '53 P'87 '94" 

John S. Eskilson '57 P'8i 

Jennifer R. Evans '80 

Nilene R. Evans '76 

David G. Evelyn '78 

H. Gerard Everall '36 P'69 

Dagmar and Walter Fabricius P'tjS 

Martha S. Faigen '75 

Elaine BerHnsky Fain '70 

Eric S. Fain '82 

Louise Kiessling '76 P'7S 

Barbara S. Fales 

Gloria and HiHiard Farber P'90 

Noel and Da\id Fascitelli P'97 

Anne Fausto-Sterling '70 

Jeffrey A. Fearon '7=^ 

Stephen J. Feinberg '60 P'85 '87 

Allan M. Feldman 

Frank G. Feldman '41 

Hyman S, Fcldman"'3S 

Roger D. Feldman '62 P'94 '97 

Julie R. Fenster '79 

Scott E, Fenton '79 

lane Hough Ferguson '69 

Julia D. Fernald '84 

VVillard B. Fernald '44 

Patricia Leddv Ferreira '^o and 

Amadeu Ferreira '50 
Alison Nichols Ferring '77 and 

lohn H. Ferring IV '7^ 
Icnny and Michael Field P'97 
ludith and Norman Fields P'96 
Stephen H. Fields '50 P'78 
Sheila Crump Fifer '68 
Alexander Filipp '67 P'99 
Andrew 5. Fine '39 P'83 
Carol Mondry Fine '74 
Alexander G. Finke 
Harry J. Finke IV '77 
John E. Finke 
Nicholas D. Finke 
Michael A. Firestein '80 
George M. C. Fisher MS'64 

PhD'66 P'88 '92' 
Judith and John Fisher P'94 '96 
Linda Kessler Fishman ''^6 and 

David S. Fishman '36 P'Si '89 
Clyde K. Fisk '40 P'69 '72 

GP'98 '99 
Mary Fabisak Fiske '60 
Robert P. Fisler '43 
Ruth Fitzgerald 

Kenneth R. Fitzsimmons Jr. '68* 
William K, Flanagan Jr. 49 
Joanne Creamer Flathers '88 and 

Richard C. Flathers '88 
Arthur Fleischer Jr. 
loan Mitchell Fletcher '70 and 

Donald B. Fletcher Jr. '69 
Edith A. Fletcher '22" 
Virginia Fletcher P'78 and 

Ewan W. Fletcher '38 
William R, Flinn '69 
Katharine Hazard Fivnn '81 
Frederick H. Fogel 
Robert I. Follett '30 P'77 
Roland Folter '67 
Sabina and Malcolm Forbes Jr. 

Susan and Achille Ford P'74 
lulia Lancaster Forgaard '77 

Lynne and David Forrest P'93 
John E. Forsyth '76 
David S. Fowler '67 
Harry L. Franc III '38 P'94 
H. Jonathan Frank '62 P'94 
Carol B. Adams '73 and 

David L. Eraser '71 
Susan K. Freedman '81 
Frcdric S. Freund '52 P'S9* 
Norman L. Freydberg '36 
William E. Freidel '62 
Helmut N. Friedlaender 
Barbara Friedman 
David Friedman 
Denis and Robert Froelich P'96 
Roger W. Frost '43 
Lauren Ablow Fryefield '86 and 

Andrew L. Fryefield '81 
Ruthanne Schwartz Fuller '79 
Love Funke 
Kozeski Fuqua 
leff Fuqua P'98 
Frieda and Roy Furman P'90" 
James V. Fusco '31 
Steven A. Gable '86 
James B. Gabriel '43 P'8i 
Santo T. Gaghano '34 P'85 
Robert M. Gagne '40 
Richard N. Gagnon '73 
Roy E. Gainsburg '34 P'82 '&^' 
Herbert L. Galant 
Peter W. Galbraith '82 
Rebecca P. Cornwall '72 and 

Robert K. Galkiewicz '71 
Arnold T. Galkin '44 
Warren B. Galkin 'si 
E. Brailsford Gallagher '^2 
Mary and Peter Gallagher P'7^ 
Pierre M. Galletti 
Ann Hansen Gamble '60 
Nathan Gantcher P'90' 
Barbara Cohen Garbus '63 and 

David A. Garbus '64 P'87 '90 
Geoffrey C. Garth '73 
Charles W. Gayley '47 P'8i 
Francis Gehring Ir. P'78 '96 
Ann and Bernard Gelson P'90* 
Alexander L. George 
Mardyn Pralle Gerbauckas '62 
Dana Germaine 
Eric P. Gershenson '69 
Scott Gerson 
Alvin I. Gerstein '54 
loseph F. Gerstein 's7 
Gustav Getter '47 P'76 '81 
Ann and Gordon Getty P'go '9^ 
Charles H. Giancarlo '79 
L. Martin Gibbs '39 P'93 
A. Edward Giberti '54 
Richard M. Gibney 'i;i 
Frances Weeden Gibson '4=; 
George W. Gibson '7s 
Nancy Gidwitz '70 
Thomas F- Gilbane Ir. '69 P'97 
Alan R. Gillespie '74 
Catherine and John Gillespie P'98 
Linda and Archibald Gillies P'94 
Robert W. Gillies '44 
Alice Michaels Ginandes '68 
Flora Lazarus Ginns '43 
Gail Cohen Ginsberg '66 and 

Robert E. Ginsberg '66 P'91 
Robert L. Gise '71 
Frank Giunta '40 

Esther and Stuart Glasser P'g, 
Elizabeth B. Burnett '76 and 

Charles L. Glerum '75 
Melissa Birch Glerum '87 
Yetta and Maurice Glicksman P'78 
Roby and Thomas S. Gluckman 

Gail Wasserman Goddard '79 
Robert Goddard Jr. P'6i '79 

GP'82 'S3 
Richard J. Goetsch '64 P'89 
Thomas R. Goin '71 
Harold S. Gold '31 P'8i '82 '86 
Nancy 1- Gold '67 
Doretta Katzter Goldberg '76 
Harriet David Goldberg '36 

P'83 '85 
Honey L. Goldberg '79 
Nancy Kreisman Goldberg '80 

and William S. Goldberg '80 
Robin 1. Goldenberg '70 
Michael D. Goldfield '62 
Pauline Goldfine' 
Seebert J. Goldowsky '28 
Mava and Lawrence Goldschmidt 


Willis ). Goldsmitli '69 P'99 
Amy Maurcr Goldstein '76 and 

Bruce M. Goldstein '75 
Herman B. Goldstein '40 
David L. Good '52 P'87 
Robert A. Goodell '52 P'88 
Gren\'ille M. Goodcr Jr. '61 

P'94 '98 
Jan S. Goodhearl '84 
Gary V. Gordon '69 
Robert F. Gordon '^6 
Mike Gorton 

Joan and Nathaniel Gorton P'96 
Robert E. Gosselin '41 P'76 
Grace and Kevin Gottlieb P'9S 
Lawrence C. Gottlieb '69 
Lori J. Gottlieb '79 
Bruce K. Gouldey '73 
Bernice Markoff Course '41 and 

Samuel M. Course '40 
Gail and Clark Graham P'98 
Gail Granek P'96 
D. Graeme Grant '91 
Hannelore and R. (eremy 

Grantham P'95* 
loseph T, Grause Jr, '74 
Nikolaos Greece '91 
Franklin L. Green 
Robin L. Green '67 
Muriel and William Green P'92 
Heather and Michael Greenaway 

Stanley H. Greenberg '69 P'98 
Pamela S. Greene 81 
Allan Greenspan '69 
David S. Greer 
Paul I. Gregor '73 
Helen and lohn Gregory P'S4 
Ann and Peter Gregory P'Sg 
Robert 1. Gregory '65 
Virginia Chivers Greis '49 and 

Howard A. Greis '48 P'72 '76 
Ronald P- Grelsamer '75 
J. Michael Griem '63 P'9^ 
Stanley N.Griffith '68 ' 
Hermes C. Grillo '44 P'87 

William R. Grimm '74 
Efraim Grinberg 'So 
Benjamin Griswold IV P'95 
Leigh Hare Griswold '87 and 

Edward A. Griswold '87 
Ferdinand P. Groos '90 
Richard M. Grose '70 
Lawrence R. Gross '63 
David J. Grossman '89 
Louis J. Grossman '71 P'gg 
Morton S. Grossman '48 

I''/! '74 '79 GP'99 
Richard A. Grout '42* 
Martha and John Guarnaschelli 

David B. Cubits '63 P'91 
Annabelle K. Gundlach '96 
Kay Levinson Gurtin '83 and 

William R. Gurtin '82 
Allison T. Gushee '84 
Prescott W. Gustafson '36 
George Gustovich P'95 
Daniel J. Haas '88 
Rita Chao Hadden '69 and 

Wilbur C. Hadden '68 
David L. Haettenschwiller '76 
Rudolf Haffcnreffer IV P'S8 
lames H. Hahn '71 
Paul 1- Haigney '83 
Louise Hainline '69 
Richard E. Hale '41 
Roger L. Hale '^6 P'S3 '87 '89 
O. Randolph Hall Jr. P'98 
Robert F. Hall "66 
Earle R. Halsband '62 P'92 
Janice Riley Halvorsen '33 and 

David W. Halvorsen '55 
Nancy and Jav Hamann P'94 
Elizabeth Hammei 
C. Stevens Hammer '64 P'96 
Martha Brown Hannon '38 P'90 
Carol Jadick Hanson 'yS 
Catherine Flippen Harada '69 and 

Robert G. Harada '69 P'96 '98 
Daniel K. Hardenbergh '56 
Katherineand Joseph Hardiman 

P'87 '90 
Albert Harkness Ir. '49 P'66 '72 

Marylove and William Harman 

Paul E. Harper '72 
Susan J. Harriman '76 
James M, Harris '7-^ 
Ann Morris Hart '79 and 

David G, Hart '79 
Ruth Hill Hartenau '28 P'69 
Penelope Hartland-Thunberg '40' 
John H. Hartman V '64 P'87 '98 
Robert S. Hartman '70 
Ann Sinberg Haskell '38 and 

Sylvan K, Haskell '37 P'64 
Harold 1. Hassenfeld '37 P'79 
John M. Hatch '^^9 
Daphne and George Hatsopoulos 

P'87 '92 
C. Douglas Hawkes '36 
Richard O. Hawkins '78 
Michael J. Hay '78 
Philip S. Hayes '3} 
Charles V. Heckler '67 
Myra Green P'98 and 

Jeffrey L, Heidt '67 

Arthur A. Helgerson '41 
Robert E. Helpern '67 
Thomas L. Logan '71 
Rose Swol Henderson '68 
Marlys Page Henke '63 
Marjorie Matz Henning '30 
Scon C. Hensel '67 P'94 
Wallace H. Henshaw Ir. '49 
Harry B. Henshel '40 P'77 
Da\'id F. Herbstman '90 
Carolina and Reinaldo Herrera 

William H. Herrman '^S P'89 
Kenneth S. Hershon '70 
Janice Milne Hess '^y and 

John R. Hess III '43 
Robert D. Hewins '51 P'84 
Christine Lehner Hewitt '77 
Anthony E. Higgins '73 
Robert E. Higgins '66 
Henry P. Hill '40 P'71 
Leota Cronin Hill '43 P'66 
David Hillegas '39 
Mitchell A. Himmel '64 
Brooke Hindle '40 
Margaret Snyder Hinman '62 

and Harvey D. Hinman II '62 

P'87 '90 
Alexander A. Hittle '84 
Karen Ho Smith '7^ 
H. William Hodges III '39 P'97 
Edwin H. Hodsdon '29 
Donna S. Hoffman '70 
Michele Levine Hoffman '64 and 

Laurence J. Hoffman '64 P'91 
Marilyn Friedman Hoffman '67 
Hilary Boshes Hoffmeister '88 

and Perry C. Hoffmeister '88 
Richard Hokin P'92 
James C. Holcomb Jr. '72 
Joseph E. Hollander '81 
Roberta Schulman Tabb Holland 

'86 and Mamn S. Holland '48 

Peter A. Hollmann '76 
Donald H, Holmes '46 
Kenneth L. Holmes '=;i 

P'76 '77 '79 
Richard W. Holt '65 
Robert I. Homma Jr, '40 
Eleanor Verrill Hood '61, and 

Henry H. Hood Jr. '61 P'90 
Maya and Stephen Hood P'96 
Evelyn M. Horn '76 
Karen L. Horny '63 
Steven M. Horowitz '73 
Harold S. Horwich '73 
Nancy Hough '74 
Linda Erikson Houghton '67 

and David G. Houghton '66 
Edward B. Hubbard '81 
Jill A. Huchital '89 
Robert G, Huckins '48 P'79 
Thomas R. Huckins '38 
Kathy and M. Blair Hull Jr. P'93 
Frederic J. Hunt (r. '43 
Kevin M. Hunt '74 
Stephanie A. Hunt '89 
Vincent R, Hunt 
Anne L. Hunter '64 
Garrett B. Hunter '60 

Celebrativg Commitment to Brown ■ Manning Fello\^■s tT 

Robert C. Hunter '73 

Rebecca Anderson Huntington '54 

Howard Huntonn 

Robert N. Huscby '69 

Nancy Chick Hyde '80 

Angela and Vincenzo lemma P'97 

John A. Irick '69 

Stephen L. Isaacs '61 

Herbert M. l?e!in '42 P'79 '81 

Ellen and Robert Israel P'95 

Nancy Intlehouse lackson '55 

and David P. Jackson '56 
Frederick H. Jackson '41 P'69 
Richard F. Jackson 
Gary S. Jacob '71 
Carol G. Jacobi 
Elizabeth B. West '73 anti 

Oren Jacoby '77 
Susan Goldberger Jacoby '67 
Helene Jaffe 
Marshall W. Jaffe 'Si 
Jennifer B. laffin '84 
L. Donald Jaffin '51 P'83 '84 '88 
Dorsey M. James '83 
Rahel O. Crowley '86 and 

Gregory M. Janetos '83 
Martha and Douglas Jardine P'96 
Thomas M. Jeffris '66 
Patricia J. Jenny '74 
Carolyn Morse Jentzer '73 and 

John H. Jentzer '71 
Douglas F. John '70 
Henry A. Johnsen Jr. '45 P'70 '72 
Diane Johnson '72 
Edgar E. Johnson Jr. '51 P'S6 
Delores and 

M. Alanson Johnson II P'87 
Richard A. Johnson '72 
Robert A. Johnson '71 
Georgiana White Johnson '70 

and Roy E. Johnson '69 P'98 
Elfreda Senning Johnson '57 and 

William C. Johnson Jr. '53 

P'82 '85 
P, Christopher Johnston '67 P'96 
Edith Veit Johnstone '54 and 

Robert W. Johnstone IV '54 

Todd D. Johnston '68 
William F. Johnston '58 P'86 
G, Paul Jones '72 
Emily and Gerard Jones P'90 
Nancy Zarker Jones '56 P'86 '87 
Susan and Rees Jones P'94 
Walter S. Jones Jr. '60 
Waring Jones P'83 '87* 
Wilfred F. Jones '43 
M. Elizabeth Lee Jordan '4^ 
William H. Josephs '65 
Robert L. loslin '40 P'75 '80* 
Elizabeth S. Judson '70 
Jesse B. Jupiter '68 
Walter F. iusczyk '41 P'70 '72 '79 

The Family of the late William E. 

Kahn '71 
Steven M. Kahn '7-^ 
Janet A. Pendleton '76 and 

Stephen R. Kahn '■/<^ 
Nancy R. Kail '84 
Mae KaliU* 

Ilissa and Jay Kalinsky P'95 
Donald H. Kallman '51 P'84 

Susan and Howard Kaminsky P'9=; 

Dennis R, Kanin 

Jonathan D. Kantrowitz '66 

Lydia Mason Kanzler '31 P'6o 

Herbert E. Kaplan 

Pamela Ross Kaplan '66 and 

Stanley M. Kaplan '64 P'97 
Paul R. Karan 's7 
Sharon Wolfsohn Karp '80 
Shirley Kasoff P'70 GP'97 
David L. Katsky '63 
Howard M. Katz 
Leslye Goldman Katz '76 
Harold G. Katzman 
John W. Kaufmann '63 
Toby Breitstem Kaufman '71 P'9g 
Victor Kaufman 
Evelyn C. Kaupp '85 
William C, Kavan '72 
Katherine Walker Keane '68 

and John B. Keane '68 
Paul Kechijian '61 
Peter W. Keegan '66 
Linn Reese Keeler '39 
David H, Keil '85 
Meenal Kalle Kelkar '88 
Jean Whitehead Kelly '45 and 

Walter D. Kelly Jr. '44 
Sarah Beckett Kemmler '70 
Albert N. Kennedy '73 
Edward M. Kennedy 
Francis W. Kennedy Jr. '59 
John F. Kennedy Jr. '83 
Sylvia Corr Kenner '39 
Robert W. Kenny Jr. '^^ 
Donald L. Kent '6& P'g3 '95 
Elizabeth Goodale Kenyon '39 

and Robert W. Kenyon '36 
John A. Kern '65 
Lawrence A. Kerson '64 
Erna Willis Kerst '69 and 

T. Michael Kerst '68 
David I. Kertzer '69 P'95 '98 
Kenneth 1. Kessaris '54 
Richard L. Kettler '75 
Shiv V. Khemka '85 
Huda and Zahi Khouri P'98 
Elizabeth MacDonald Kiernan '74 

and James T. Kiernan Jr. '74 
James D. Kilpatrick '48 
Yoon Sook and Moon Ho Kim 


Kyung and Yeon Kim P'gS 
Sun and Yong Kim P'g5 
Monica and Judson Kinberg 

P'95 '98 
Elizabeth Kirk 
Dorothy and Kenneth Kirkland 

Robert Kirschenbaum '49 P'76 '78 
Felice Kinder Kirsh '54 P'gi 
Gerald Kirshenbaum '64 
Joseph G. Kishkill '86 
Priscilla Dillingham Kissick 's^ 

Charlette and Neil Klarfeld 

P'92 '95 
Ernest V. Klein '54 
Frank H. Klein '56 P'86 
Jonathan C, Klein '80 
Kenneth A. Klein '65 
Marvin B. Klein '63 

Edward D. Kleinbard '73 
Martin S. Kleinman '59 P'88 
Richard B. KHne '68 
Julius W, Kling 
John W. Klupka '77 
Diane Flannery Knight 'Si 
Marcia Knight '68 
Zurab S. KobiashviU '64 
Benedict M. Kohl '52 P'83 
Ellen Kohn '76 
Mark K. Koide '85 
Anne L. Jacobson '76 and 

Richard I. Kolsky '7*1 
Debra L. Dunn '78 and 

Randy S. Komisar '77 
Peter W. Kopke '^8 P'gi 
Daniel Koretz '65 
Lewis J. Korman 
David J. Kostin '86 
Roger C. Kostmayer '60 
Rosemary Smith Kostmayer '60 
Lisa B. Koteen '74 
Joseph G. Kowalski (r. '69 
Richard H. Krafchin '69 
Nancy and Kenneth Kranzberg 

Anne Rossman Krause '45* 
John H. Kreitler '38 P'65 
Breffni Mc Guire '76 and 

James G. Kress '75 
Michael D. Krevor '61; 
Ruth Krieger GP'93 
Alexander S. Kritzalis '66 
Sanford G. Kryger '76 
Henry Kucera 
Adam S. Kurzer '80 
Dwight R. Ladd '43 P'68 '75 
Yau Mui Lok and 

Shan Muk Lam P'96 
Ronald A. Landay '69 P'97 
Bernard P. Lane '59 
Robert C. Lang '76 
Susie Langdon Kass '58* 
Louis C. Lasagna P'76 '78 '84 
Susan and Charles Lassen P'98 
Brian R. Leach '81 
G. Myron Leach '44 
Robert M. Leach II '50 
Dana G. Leavitt '48 
Ronald J. Leavitt '67 
Ruth A. Hodges '79 and 

John R. LeClaire '79 
Carol and Mark Lederman P'g4' 
Debra L. Lee '76 
Victoria Leung Lee '67 and 

Harry N. Lee '66 
Heeja and Hyoung Lee P'95 
Hyun and Ook Lee P'93 '95 
Peter Lee P'98 
Young and Sam Lee P'gS 
Sun-Young and Tae-Ahn Lee P'97 
Wynn E. Lee '63 
Barbara and Thomas Leggat P'95 
Mara N. Leighton 'go 
Fred T. Leighty '17 
Margaret and Jack Leiser P'gS 
Pamela Farrell Lenehan '74 
Leonard H. Lesko 
Paul E. Levesque '51* 
Louise Levien '74 
A. Thomas Levin '64 P'go 'g4 
Barbara Reuben Levin '54 
Lloyd A. Levin '80 
Peter J. Levin '64 

Alan M, Levine '70 

Ellen and Richard Levine P'g5 

Rita Gottlieb Levis '50 and 

Edwin Levis Jr. '50 
Robert J. Levitt '82 
lack L. Lewis '65 
Annette Barabash Leyden '52 
Paula Lambert Liang '7g and 

James L. Liang '79 
Nora Burgess '74 and 

Robert P. Liburdy '72 
Jonathan C. Lieber '88 
Carl M. Lieberman '59 P'Sg 
John E. Licbmann '41 P'69 
Simma and Ronald Liebman P'96 
Marilyn Linden P'8i '85 
John W. Linnell '49 
Brooke Kruger Lipsitt '63 and 

Paul D. Lipsitt '50 
Evelyn Segal Lipton '77 
Lucinda and Thomas Little P'96 
Murphv and |ohn Litvack P'gS 
Daniel S. Livingstone '82 
Deborah Pines Livingstone '80 

and David A. Livingstone '79 
Marian and Richard Lloyd 

P'g2 '96 
William F. Lloyd '6^ 
Kwee Lo P'97 'gS 
Theodore A. Lobsenz '51 P'87 
Vera and Robert Loeffler P'97 
Kent A. Logan '66 
Ronald E. Long '6^ P'93 
William 1. Long '82 
Christine Sweck Love '70 and 

John M. Love '70 
Edwin F. Lovering '38 P'73* 
Karen Freeman Lowe '67 P'g2 'g5 
Roger A. Lowenstein 
Rayanne Walter Lowenthal '5S 
Ralph W. Lowry '60 
Frederick M. Lowther '65 
Renne Lu P'g6 
E. Patricia Synan Lucey '47 and 

Paul A. Lucey '48 P'73 '79 
Louise Luckenbill-Edds '64 
Robin L. Lumsdaine '86 
Marshall K. Luther '74 
Marv Sherman Lycan '68 
John Macarchuk '48 
Johnetta Rcddix MacCalla '72 and 

Eric C, MacCalla Jr. '73 P'93 
Jean and James Macdonald Jr. P'73 
Valerie Brenhouse Mace '62 P'g3 
Charles L. Mack '51 
William C. Mack '68 
Emily Mott-Smith MacKenzie '62 

and Richard C. MacKenzie '61 

Angus L. MacLean Jr. '53 
Iva S. Maclennan '70 
Joseph S. Madden '89 
Paul L. Maddock Jr. '72 
Sidney B. Maddock 'S^ 
John A, Magnuson 's} 
Susan Miller Maguire '62 and 

Paul R. Maguire '61 
Barnet D. Malin '76 
Raymond I. Malkiewicz '53 
Matthew I. Mallow '64* 
Anthony A. Malo '51 
Robert E. Manchester '66 P'gS 

Joel L. Mandel 'So 
Michal and Peter Mankins 

P'93 '95 '97 
Bruce H. Mann '72 
A. Richard Marcus '57 P'82 '85 
Richard D. Marden '59 
William Margeson '37 
Ronald D Margolin 
Sharon A. Marine 'go 
Robert M. Mark '74 
Jack A. Markell '82 
Lisa C. Peterson 'S6 and 

Robert G. Markey Jr. '86 
Robert S. Markin '81 
Marjorie J. Marks '67 
Bernard M. Markstein III '73 
Frits Markus 
Fozia and Mohammed Maroof 

P'95 '99 
Ida Noble Marschncr '28 
Donald J. Marsh 
Alexander Marshall '50 P'S5 '88 
John E. Marshall III '64 
Andrew B. Martin '56 
Leslie A, Martin '70 
Ann Redman Martin '64 and 

Robert L. Martin '64 P'93 
Douglas Martland '40 P'65 
Linda S. Mason '64 
Newell O. Mason '27 P'6i 
Christine M, Van '82 and 

Martin K. Matsui '80 
Vincent M. Matsui '78 
Peter Matthews P'95 
Elliot E. Maxwell '6S 
Lucas B. Mayer '38 
Everett W. Maynert '41 
Margaret C. Mazzone '75 
Kevin F. Mc Andrews '79 
Alexis Egan Mc Carthy '85 and 

Paul F- Mc Carthy '84 
Walter R, Mc Carthy '61 
Ann B, Mc Clenahan '74 
Maxwell R. Mc Creery Jr. '58 

P'87 'Sg 
Raymond C. Mc Culloch '40 
Louise Cox Mc Daniels '60 and 

John F. Mc Daniels '57 P'82 'g2 
Michael G. Mc Donald '78 
J, Lawrence Mc Elroy '26 
Christina and Thomas Mc Kee 

Toni Bornemann Mc Kcrrow '63 
William Mc Kinney 
Thomas D, Mc Kone '43 

P'6g '74 '80 '85 
Eleanor Hess Mc Mahon '54 
Robert E. Mc Manus '51 
James M. Mc Morris '59 
Thomas B. Mc Mullen '62 
John P. Mc Tague '65 
Thomas F. Mc Williams '65 
Frederick McCarthy Jr. P'96 
Emmeline Mcllvain GP'g4 
Elizabeth Tod McMillan '8i and 

Howard I. McMillan III '81 
Angela and Richard McNally 

Joanne Webster McSherry '^} 

and lames M. McSherry '54 

Lillian and Albert Medas P'70 

58 Celebrating Commitment to Brown • Manning Fellows 

Matthew F, Medeiros '67 
Juliette 1. Meeus '82 
Philip R. Mehler '56 P'93 
Elaine Bien Mei '61 and 

Peng-Siu Mei '62 P'95 
Robert G. Meisell '53 P'91 
Steven L. Meltzer '68 
Robert B. Menschel* 
Laura Rowe Ment '70 
Stephen O. Meredith '74 
Pamela Guise Merl '7s and 

Stuart A. Merl '7s 
Carolyn Hamond Merriam '^1 

and Charles VV, Merriam III 

'.^3 P'79 
Wendy |. Strothman '72 and 

Mark K. Metzger 'j% 
Jill Rosenbaum Meyer 'So 
Paul A. Meyers '70 
Rita Caslowitz Michaelson '^o 

and Julius C. Michaelson '67 

Carolyn MacPherson Michas '82 
Arthur E. Miller '22 P'50 GP'73 
Rochelle and Charles Miller P'95 
Cyrus L. Miller '71 
Marjorie and Frank Miller P'9S 
Laura S. Miller '95 
Michael R, Miller '74 
Neil H. Miilman '66 
Anne Jones Mills '60* 
Joyce and D. Quinn Mills P'97 
Deborah J. Milts-Scofield '82 
Celia Mc Cullough Millward '66 
Daniel R, Mintz 'S3 
\ olanda and Faisal Misle P'95 
Brooke Hunt Mitchell '^i) 

P'S8 '90* 
Dean C. Mitchell 82 
Barbara Hobart Mitten '^4 and 

Roger C. Mitten '55 
Robert K. Mohr '66 
Hedda L. Moller '97 
Christiane R. Mollet '73 
Gale A. Mondry '72 
Gary D. Mooney '72 
Bruce D. Moore '71 
Katherine J. Moore '73 
Sheila Moore '9s 
F. Thomas Moran '67 
Zachary P. Mortogen '90 P'87 
lanet Morris P'8o 
Douglass H. Morse 
Edmond N. Morse '44 

P'71 '74 '79 
Linda and Edward Morse P'95 
Glenn F. Morse '70 
Carl Morton '40 
David L. Morton 19 P'91 '92 '99 
Thruston B. Morton III '78 
Santord D Mosher '26 
Karen and Neil Moss P'94 
E. Butler Moulton Jr. '-^9* 
Richard VV- Mounce '73 
E. Andrew Mowbray 
Sherill T. Moyer '67 
Martin S. Mueller '6'^ 
Alison S. Muh '94 
Robert N. Mulford so 
William S. Mullen jr. '45 P'74 
Michael M. Mullins '7^^ 

Melanie and Peter Munk P'97 
Angela and Dugald Munro 

P'89 '92 
Amy Holtzworth-Munroe '81 

and Mark S. Munroe 'Si 
Grace Azevedo Murphy '^9 

P'89 '95 
Chester V. Murray '78 
Ann Mc Murray Murray '66 and 

John A. Murray '6t 
Suzanne and Terrence Murray 

P'84 '94' 
Joseph F. Muse Jr. '56 
Eleanor Greenstein Musicant '4s 
Yuriko and Shunji Muso P'9S 
Johanna Bergmans Musselman 

Robert O. Naegele III '88 
Jonathan D. Naiman '73 
John C. Nar\'ell '77 
Harold B. Nash '41' 
Pearl Glueck Nathan 
Gordon T. Neale '43 P'8i 
Nancy Fuld Neff '76 and 

Daniel A. Neff '74 
Janine and David Nelson 

P'91 '93 '98 
Douglas K. Nelson '64 
Jonathan M. Nelson '77 
Peter W. Nelson '81 
Joan and Bruce Nemirow P'97 

James L. Northrup ''71 
Gerald S. Norton Jr. '75 
Laureen Hogan Nourie '^^ and 

Richard F. Nourie '^^ P'Sz '86 
Anne Murphy O'Brien '^y and 

John D. O'Brien '^^ 

P'82 'S:; '92 
Mildred Holbrook O'Day '49 and 

Robert M. O'Day '50 P'77 
Carol Burchard O'Hare '6^ 
Kenneth J. O'Keefe '76 
Thomas C. O'Keefe III '67 

P'97 '98 
Marion Welch O'Neill '62 and 

Bernard V. O'Neill Jr. '65 P'90 
Chryssanthie Goulandris and 

Anthony O'Reilly P'88 '90 
Elizabeth Birkelund Oberbeck '82 

and Christian L. Oberbeck '82 
Peter S. Oberdorf '60 
Alexandra and Walter Oberlander 

Eleanor Rubottom Odden '6s and 

Allan R. Odden '65 
Ronald J, Offenkrantz '58 P'87 
Morris W. Offit 
Willard P. Ogburn '69 
James G. Ohaus '72 
Verica and Alexander Oldja P'94 
Mary Fullerton Oleksiw '-^5 
Charles L. Olobri '60 

Bernard Nemtzow '48 

Scott T. Newcombe '74 

Raisa and Morton Newman P'82 

Dorothy Noble Newmarker 'm 

John C. Nicholson 

M. Allison Mc Millan '74 

Peter E. Nightingale '76 

Janice Butler Nikora '8s and 

JeffT. Nikora'84 
Leah Nippert GP'97 
Susan and Peter Nitze P'98 
Kenneth G. Noble '64 
Philip W. Noel '54 
John B. Nolan '65 P'95 '98 
James J. Noonan '58 
Margaret Dworkin Northrup '69 

Arthur M. Oppenheimer '39 P'7o 

'73 GP'96 
Jeanne M. Murphy '7S and 

William C. Oris '7> 
David N. Orth '54 
Joanne Topol '77 and 

Michael B- Ostroff '76 
Jane and William Overman P'96* 
Albert T. Owens 47 
Calvin Oyer 
Myungsun Pack '70 
Michael M. Palatucci '76 
Deborah and L David Paley P'gs 
Supawan Lamsam Panyarachun 

Linda ^ . Papermaster '72 

Harr>' R. Pappas '76 

Felix Pardo '60 P'94 '95 

Jay I. Park '93 

Gordon L. Parker Jr. '56 

Leonard A. Paster '71 

John K. Paiberg '70 

Frank M. Patchen '35 GP'90 

Nila and Yogendra Patel P'97 

Joseph V. Paterno 'so 

Abbie Mustermann Paterson 's7' 

Oliver L, Patrell III 'so 

Mary E. Pa\'lov5ky '79 

Patricia and John Payne P'95 

John W. Pearson '72 

Charles C. Peck '44 

Judith and Stephen Peck P'89' 

Valmore A. Pelletier '57 

Sara Pellctt 

Sandra Newman Penz '6i and 

P. Andrew Penz '61 P'91 
lane Lamson Peppard '67 P'9^ 
Rosemary L, Pcrera '85 
Stephanie E. Dearmont '77 and 

Blake S. Perkins '77 
Brad Perkins 
Barbara Carlson Perkins '60 and 

Edward G. Perkins 's9 
Muffy I- Perlbinder '9-; 
Toby and Itzhak Perlman P'92 '96 
Virginia and lean-Rene Pcrreite 


Peter V. Pickens '74 
Barbara and Charles Pierce P'97 
Norman Pierce '33 P'6i 
Selma F. Pilavin-Robinson* 
Caroline H. Pillsbury '93 
Susan E. Pipal '70 
Michael C. Plansky '71 
Ronald E. Plante '64 
L. Richard Plunkett Ir. '6s 
Linda Grossman Polivy '74 and 

Kenneth D. Polivy '74 
William V. Polleys UI '54 P'S5 
Nancy Balatow Polunskv ss 
Robert A, Ponte '64 
John G. Poole '65 P'94 
Joseph E. Potter '84 
Richard J. Potter '77 
Margaret and 

Thomas Poulos P'97 
William R. Powers Ir. '66 P'93 
Kenneth E. Prager '70 
Ruth Campbell Pratt '40 
Maryanne Thomas Pratt 'ss and 

Stanley E. Pratt 'S3 
Perry VV. Premdas '74 
S. Lawrence L. Prendergast '6^ 

Stanley Presser '71 
Steven Price '84 
Kathy and George Priest P'96 
Romana Strochlitz Primus '67 

Gordon E. Cadwgan '36, himself a scholarship student 

during his undergraduate years at Brown, greeted 
Cadwgan National Scholars Alicia K. Burnett '98 and 

Hiren Mankodi '95 during the fall reception 
for National Scholars and their donors. Simon Ostrach 

Sc.M. '49 Ph.D. '50. Steven Jordan '82, Hisham 
A. Alireza P'95, Charles M. Rosenthal P'88 '91. Joseph 
V. Paterno '50, Charles M. Royce '61 P'91 '94 and the 
Barry K. Schwartz family also established scholarships 
or fellowships during 1994 - 1995. Undergraduate 
scholarship support and graduate fellowships remain 
an enduring priority for the University. 

William H. Perry '88 
Michael M. Peters '59 
Loretta and R. Norman Peters P'98 
Robert G. Pctcrsdorf '4S P'So 
Victor G. Petrone '-^8 
Julie A. Petruzzelli '79 
Joseph C. Petteruti Jr. '69 P'97 
Kenneth A. Pettis '78 
Frank A. Pettrone '6s P'9S 
Susan Nobert Petty '6 s 
Robert O. Phillips '63 
Mayuree and 

Phornthep Phornprapha P'98 
David R. Picerne '76 
Robert M. Picerne 'So 
Ronald R. S. Picerne '50 P'76 '80 
Ester Robinski Pickens '76 and 

and Charles Primus '67 
Amy A. Dana 'S6 and 

Joseph A. Profaci 'S6 
A- Peter Quinn Jr. '45 
Kurt A. Raaflaub 
Anne Adams Rabbino '71 and 

Robert A. Rabbino Jr. '72 
[enec Rabinowitz P'S7 
Susan F. Olive '74 and 

R. Anthony Rail '73 
Sallie McLean Ramsden '80 and 

Richard J. Ramsden '59 
Peter C. Ramsey '64 
Ruth Rand 

Celebr.\ting Commitment to Brow^n ■ Manning Fellows 39 

Anthony P. Randazzo '56 P'Si 
Elaine Palmer Rankowitz '84 
Sarah Werst Rappopnrt '77 
Carol and lanko Rasic P'gS 
Harold W. Rasmussen '32 
Julie and Bruce Ratner P'95* 
Edward 1. Reardon Ir. '63 
Mary Hutching? Reed '73 and 

William R. Reed '74 
Lucinda and Earl Relsland P'97 
William F, Reichenbach '64 
Peter S. Reichertz '72 
Alan E. Reider '71 
Heather J. Reilly '94 
Judith Twiggar Reinhardt '67 
Victoria and Ralph Reins P'94 
Evelyn Jacobs Reisman '40 P'76 
Kirk L. Reistrofler 'S3 
Jonathan E. Resnick '80 
Rosalita and Cesar Reyes P'92 
Alfred S. Reynolds '48 
Georg Rich '69 
James H. Rich Jr. '58 
Virginia New Richards '77 

and Robert E. Richards '78 
Susan Porter Richman '79 

and Todd I. Richman '79 
Amelie Zell Richmond '36 and 

Gerald M. Richmond '36 P'65 
W. Steves Ring '67 
Edwina L. Rissland '69 
D. Paul Rittmaster '50 P'87 '89 
Michciina Rizzo '48 
Barbara Hunt Robb '51 P'7S '76 
Richard H. Robb '75 
Barbara Grad Robbins '^^5 and 

James P. Robbins P'8i' 
Sheila and Lester Robbins P'92 
Winslow A. Robbins '34 P'63 '76* 
Cynthia Vagelos Roberts '81 
Ruth Laudati Robinson '66 and 

Jackson W. Robinson '64 P'89 
Melvin L. Robinson '54 P'92 
Linda A. Rodman '75 
George Rodopoulos P'96 
Alan F. Rogers '51 
Stephen Rogers '56 P'88 
William D. Rogers Jr. '80 
William D. Rogers '52 P'So '87* 
Leslie J. Rohrer '78 
Lawrence E. Rooney Jr. '51 
Aileen M. Mc Kenna '76 and 

Gregory M. Rorke '76 
Elliott C. Rosch '74 
Abigail Rose '92 
Susan and Elihu Rose P'92* 
Robert J. Rosen '63 P'92 '95 
Robert B. Rosen '65 
Seth Rosenberg P'97 
Carolyn Jones Rosenblum '65 

and John W. Rosenblum '65 

P'89 '90 
Eric S. Rosenfeld '79 
Jerome M, Rosenfeld '^2 
Mordecai Rosenfeld '51 P'89 
Randolph E. Ross '77 
Donald A. Rothbauni '64 P'c)6 
Robert J, Rothstcin 'nq 
Samuel Rutondi '6<j 
Byron Rouda 
Roma M. Rouse* 
Glendon Rowell '=;8 P'9^ 
Margaret Kenny Rowell '27 
Willoughby Ellis Royce '64 and 

With her substantial gift to the Brown Annual Fund, Deborah A. 

Coleman '74 was among those who accounted for a surge 

of gifts from alumnae, who increased their giving by fourteen percent 

over last year's totals. Nancy L. Buc '65, Jane Fagan Donovan 

'50 P'85 '87, and Margaretta Stone Hausman '69 also 

made significant contributions to the Brown Annual Fund, helping 

the University fund its highest priorities. The number of donors 

who contributed to the Brown Annual Fund at the level of 

$1 ,000 or more increased last year to 1 ,449. Brown salutes 

the financial leadership demonstrated by all of these philanthropists. 

Robert C. Royce '61 
Jonathan M. Rozoff '85 
Carole L, Ju '74 and 

David M. Rubin '74 
Lawrence E. Rubin '^^ P'87 
Helene Rice Rubin '51 and 

Richard L. Rubin '51 P'74 '83 
Sara Dioguardi Ruda '83 
Elizabeth J. Savage '89 and 

Eric D, Rudder '88 
Alice and Michael Rudell P'98 
Irma Rulf 

Marvin G. Rumpler '50 P'86 
John V, Russo '59 P'88 
David Ruttenberg P'91 
Barbara Gershon Ryder '69 P'95 
lames E. Rynar '72 
Stephen W. Sabo '78 
William Sadowsky '38 P'77 GP'99 
Alexander Saharian '56 
Patricia and Frederic Salerno Sr. 

S. Gerald Saliman 'Si 
John J. Salinger '70 
Charles Salmanson 
Donald Salmanson 
David R. Salomon '90 
Clark A. Sammartino '59 P'86 
Jack D. Samuels '56 P'8i 
William B. San Soucie '56 
Robert P, Sanchez '58 P'89 
Nicholas B. Sander '71 
Cameron H. Sanders Jr. 's4 

P'89 '93 
Peter D. Sandquist '79 
Alcide Santilli '36 
David G. Santry '67 

Phyllis Kollmer Santry '66 
Michael S. Saper '62 
Marilyn Dawson Sarles '72 
Stefan S. Saxanoff '90 
Pamela and Leonard Schaeffer 

Peter R. Schaffer '62 
Emily Park Scharf '63 
Claudia Perkins Schechter '66 
Shelah and Burton Scherl P'87 '89 
Phoebe Merrill Schermerhorn '36 

and Edwin J. Schermerhorn 

'34 P'66 '70 
Harry L. Schick* 
Schield Family Foundation 
Andrew N.Schiff 87 
Alan D. Schiffres '79 
Raymond M- Schleicher 
Phyllis Fineman Schlesinger '73 

and Leonard A. Schlesinger '73 
Ellen Bopp Schmidt '87 
Michael D. Schmitz '66 
Robert E. Schnare 
Arlene and Howard Schneider 

David E. Schreiner '70 
Ronnie Gladstone Schub '76 and 

Barry A. Schub '76 
Barbara Harper Schulak '69 and 

James A. Schulak '70 P'99 
Roderick Schutt '54 
Sheryl and Barry Schwartz P'94' 
Marvin H, Schwartz '55 
Ronald A. Schwartz '56 P'83 
Stephanie L. Schwartz '94 
Deborah Pino Schwarzmann '76 

and Frederick G. Schwarzmann 

Jr. '76 

Stephen Schwarz '66 

Harold S. Schwenk Jr. '63 

Joseph Scoblic P'96 

Peter M. Scocimara '86 

Frank S. Scott '50 P'75 '79 

John S. Scott '50 

Diane DiGianfilippo Scott '75 

and Mark F. Scott '75 
Neil W. Scott '79 
Richard A. Scott '64 P'90 
William W. Scott '59 P'90 
Kevin A, Seaman '69 
Ava L. Seave '77 
Richard F. Seaver '44 
Robert F. Seebeck Jr. '75 
Richard M. Seidlitz '46 P'82 
Harold Seidman '34 
Carl H. Seligson '56 
Janet Cole Seltzer '60 and 

Stephen M. Seltzer '60 P'87 
Robert G. Senville '76 
Paul C, Settelmeyer '67 
Margaret Going Settipane '55 

Steven Hugh Sewall '61 P'90 '94 
Dwight T. Seward '^8 
Louis A. Sgarzi '58 
Vincent R. Sghiatti '75 
Lester F. Shaal '29 P'58 
Paul L. Shafer '75 
Neelesh R. Shah '90 
Armen Shahinian '71 
Madeleine Ullnian Shalowitz '75 

and Joel I. Shalowitz '74 
Emily B. Shapira '92 
Thomas B. Shapira '89 

Joseph S. Shapiro '57 P'87 
Gail Greenbcrg Shapiro '67 and 

Peter A. Shapiro '66 P'^'S 
Richard D. Shapiro '46 
Emily and Ira Sheinfeld P'96 '98 
Philip W. Shcnon '81 
Alfred J. Shepard 
James M. Sheridan '82 
Ann C. Sherman-Skiba '66 
Randall P. Sherman '75 
Robert S. Sherman '31 P'69 GP'g8 
Vecna and K. R. Shetty P'98 
Mei-Lm and Duen Shih P'gS 
Elizabeth Shipman '69 
Nicholas Shmaruk '40 
Perry N. Shor '38* 
Janet L. Showers '73 
Alma Stone Sich '35 P'71 GP'98 
Jonas B. Siegel '65 
P. Robert Siener Jr. '45 
Nilly and Vladimir Sikorsky P'98 
Jonathan ], Silbermann '70 
William Silver '59 P'86 
Brad A. Silverberg '76 
Thomas H. Simon '54 
Marilyn Carlson Simon '54 and 

William P. Simon '54 P'78 '89 
John M. Skonberg '67 
Joseph M. Slattery 
Patricia and Ronald Sloan P'97 
Andrew K. Smith 's'; 
Nevann Winslow Smith '56 and 

Douglas A. Smith '56 
Priscilla Phillips Smith '40 and 

Henry H. Smith '40 
Lydia and John Smith Jr. P'95 
Malcolm C. Smith '45 
Susan Margolin Smith '85 and 

Neal I. Smith '86 
Wesley J. Smith '69 P'88 
Clinton I. Smullyan Jr. '72* 
Howard E, Snyder '67 
J. Miles Snyder '74 
Gary H. Sockut '72 
Edwin S. Soforenko '36 
Jay L. Solod '50 P'78 
Robert D. Solomon '71 
Paul D, Solon '70 
Lawrence Somerville GP'97 
Joan Wernig Sorensen '72 and 

E. Paul Sorensen '71 
Richard W. Sorenson '66 
Daniel C, Soriano Jr. '60 P'86 
Rosemary Pierrel Sorrentino '53 
Beverly Moss Spatt '45 
Mara J. Spaulder '86 
Mark G. Speaker '75 
Mary Speare 
Laura Smith Spears '75 and 

Paul F. Spears '7^; 
Joan and William Spears P'83 '85 
Kathcrine G. Farley '71 P'95 
Stephen R, Springer '83 
Susan Stevens Spruth '56 and 

Thomas K. Spruth 's2 P'79 
Rebecca Reyte Staehlin '7"^ and 

Martin E. Staehlin '71 
Janice and John Stalfort II P'91 '94 
Heidi J. Stamas '79 
C. William Stamm '58 P'93 
Christopher Stannard* 
Joan E. Shook '76 and 

leffrey R. Starke '76 

60 Celebrating Commitment to Brown ■ Manning Fellows 

lames O. Starkweather '45 

P'79 '85 '86 
H. Page Starr '88 
Iill Forman Starr '61 P'83 
Kenneth W. Starr '69 
Frederick Stavis '^^ P'82 '89 
Lewis Steadman P'76 
Peter R. Stearns 
lames H. Steele '49 
Rodi»er G. Stcen '69 
Dorothy Brandon Stchle '54 

and Donald Stehie '52 P'8i 
Craig M. Stein '815 
Karl E. Stein '30 
Louis Stein '35 P'73 
Eugenia C. Shao '77 and 

Neil D. Steinberg '75 
George H. Stephenson '57 

P'84 '86 '89 
Iiiel Stern P'94 
Elisse B. Walter '71 and 

Ronald A. Stern '71 
Walter G. Stern '54 P'91 
William C. Sternfeld '67 
Ann and Justin Stevenson III 

Martha Hunt Stevens '45 
Frank M. Stewart 
lames M. Stewart '65 P'98 
Icffrey I- Stewart '89 
Aniomcttc Ralbovsky Stone '68 
Helayne Oberman Stoopack 'j<^ 

and Paul M. Stoopack '75 
William A. Stoops jr. '45 P'78 
George C. Strachan '65 
Victor B. Strauss Jr. '70 
Martine and Joseph Strick P'97 
lane Golin Strom '67 P'94 
Irene Sinrich Sudac '81 
Christine Hardy Sudell '68 and 

William H.Sudell Jr. '65 
Edward C, Sullivan '<;$ 
Elizabeth A, Sullivan '82 
Ellen Davis Sullivan '74 
Jill Goldsmith Sullivan '89 and 

Scott M. Sullivan '86 
Stephen F. Sullivan '67 
Carol G. and the late 

Harold L, Summcrtield '21 

p'55 '58 

lohn A. Summerfield '55 
H, Meade Summers Jr. '58 
Gregory L. Sutliff '53 P'90 
Edgar W. Swanson Jr. '50 
Robert L. Sweeney '57 P'91 
Anna and Fabian Swietnicki P'96 
Janet Bronson Swift '69 
Peter E. Swift '69 
Mary Swig P'92 
Larry T. Takumi '70 
Charles V. Tallman '37* 
Mark J. Tannenbaum '69 
Louis A. Tanner '55 
Charles D. Tansey '74 
Alan J. Tapper '6i P'S2 '86 
Martin L. Tarpy '37 
Stowe H. Tattersall '72 
Gustavo A. Tavares '50 P'75 
Elizabeth Turner Taylor '54 
Jeanne Taylor P'97 
Judith and Mark Taylor P'8i 
Maurice F, Taylor '82 
Sharon L. Taylor '77 

Vassie C. Ware '75 and 
Wilham J. Taylor '75 
Stephen P. Terni Jr. '69 P'99 
Joyce and Vincent Tese P'98 
Paul L. Thayer '^1 P'63 '71' 
Richard E. Thayer '69 
Eunice Whitney Thomas '65 
Evelyn Lawrence Thomas '34" 
Philip W. Thomas '51 
Stephen L, Thomas '70 
Jonathan A. Thompson '64 P'93 
H. Scott Thomson '71 
Luz Thoron-MacArthur P'92 
David B. Thurston '71 
George D. Tidd '60 
Joan Kopf Tiedemann '58 

P'84 '87 
Carey H. Timbrell '74 
Marjorie and James Todd P'87 
Alfred C. Toegemann '49 
Homer Tolivaisa '39 
Michael Tomasic P'gs 
Reade Y. Tompson '40 
Sara Dowty Toney '35 
Michael L. Toothman '70 
Lillian and Sidney Topol P'74 '77 
Robert J. Torok '52 P'93 
Etienne Totti 
Helen Tasman Tourigney '41 and 

Robert A. Tourigney '41 
Donald E. Town '73 
Madelene Fleischer Townc '76 
William H. Traub '59 
Burton Tremaine Jr. GP'97 
Claire Treves Brezel '81 
Yvonne Davies Tropp '53 
Michael H. Trotter '58 P'88 
Louise Cohen Trudel '73 and 

David J. Trudel '73 
Richard B. Trull '68 P'99 
Yuji Tsutsumi P'96 '97" 
Bowen H. Tucker '59 P'85 
Lisa Bishop Tuckerman '86 
Bettv and Michael Tung P'92 
Howard Turner GP'95 
James E. Turner '32 
Ralph B. Turner '67 
Beth Turtz Jacobson 'yj 
William H. Twaddell '63 
George F, Tyrrell '50 
William G. Tyrrell '^7 
W. Richard Ulmer '64 
Thomas M. Vail '72 
James G. Valeo '63 P'91 '94 
James R. Van Blarcom '67 
Andries van Dam P'86 
Barbara Van Dusen P'76 
Alfred B. Van Liew II '57 
Phebe Phillips Vandersip RUE'96 

and Henry A. Vandersip 's6 
Andrew P. Varrieur '87 
Pamela Howard Varrin '73 and 

Rene D. Varrin '73 
Raymond G. Viault '67 
Judith Wells Vigar '83 
Uma and Ram Viswanathan P'95 
Susan Novak Vogt '7s and 

Arthur O- Vogt '75 
Paul T. VonOeyen '71 
Pamela L. Voss and 

Peter S. Voss '6S P'gS" 
William W. Wachtel '82 

William M. Waggaman 'So 

Dorcas V. Wagner 

Susan and Michael Waldeck P'95 

Emery R. Walker Jr. '39 

Owen F. Walker '^^ 

Susan and Robert Wall P'98 

Brian B. Wallace '54 

Raymond M. Wallace '69 

Gloria Rosenhirsch Wallick '53 

Charles A. Walsh Jr. '38 
Richard L. W^alsh '37 
Christopher C. Wang '82 
Tunglu Wang '72 P'96 
Donald J. Warburton '59 
Robert A. Watkins '47 
Roberta Copeland Watson '44 

and Richmond W. Watson '44 
Robert M. Watter-^ '54 
David W. Wawro '73 
Banice M. Webber '45 
James G. Webster III '55 
L. Austin Weeks '46 
Robert Weiner 
Steven J. Weinstein '71 
Joseph R. WVisberger '42 
Tina Stark Weisenfeld '7^ 
David E. Weisman '69 
Joseph A. Weisman '40 P'69 '84 
Joachim A. Weissfeld '50 
Thomas H. Welch '74 
Henry C. Wenk '73 P'9S 
Michael C. Weston '60 
Emily B. Weymar '92 
David A. Wheatland '63 P'91 '95 
Thomas P. Wheatland '91 
Alexandra B. Wheeler '82 
Elsie and Halsted Wheeler 

P'S2 '95 
Alice Wheelwright '81 
Richard G. Whipple '67 
Robert W. Whipple '47 
Augustus A. White III '57 P'98 
Mildred Depasquale White '38 

and Charles J. White '37 P'62 
John White II '67 
Michael White 
Russell T. White '44 
Emma and Steven White P'95 
Ronald M. Whitehill '60 
Margery Goddard Whiteman '62 


Jonathan S. Whitlock '70 
William C. Whittemore '33 
Imelda and Soedjono Wibowo 

Mildred Widgoff 
Roger M. W'idmann '61 P'90 
Howard B. Wiener '^2 P'77 
Mary L. Wiener '80 
Louise Ladd Wiener '^S and 

Thomas F. Wiener '57 
Madeline Meyers Wikler '65 

P'90 '91 
Michael L. Wilder '57 
John M. Willemsen '45 
Peter A. Willens '64 
Basil C. WiUiams '81 
Keith H. Williamson '74 
Stephen C. Williams '66 P'gs 
Christopher D, Wilson '87 
David R. Wilson '60 
Enid Wilson '41 
Frank E. Wilson '42 

John F. Wilson '44 
John S. Wilson' 
Richard D. Wilson '51 
Thomas M. Wilson III '58 
Shoshanna and David Wingate 

Hubert D. Winland '71 
Edythe Olevson Winslow '31 
Gloria Markoff Winston '48 
Sarah Levitt Winter '45 
Richard H. Witmer Jr. '74 
WilliamC. Wohlfarthjr. '34 
Sarah Lloyd Wolf '72 and 

Charles B. Wolf '72 
Ruth Harns Wolf '41 P'68 '75 
Daniel S. Wolk '59 P'89 
Martin Wolman '58 P'86 
T Frank Wong '70 P'94 '99 
Anne Prestwich Wood '37 
Mark G. Wood '74 
Raymond P. Wood 
Robert M, Wood Jr. '81 
William P. Wood '78 
Ramsey L. Woodworth '63 
Gloria Woog-Kamish P'g:; 
Gail Williams Woolley '59 and 

Bradford G. Woolley jr. '61 
William C. Worthington Jr. '61 
Jane Richardson Wright '44 
Kenneth Wright '38 P'72 
Agnes D- Wrinn '45 
Robert H. Wyatt '39 
Rosalie and William Wyman P'89 
Judith and [ohn York P'95 
Richard A. Young '60 
Robert H. Zeff '62 P'92' 
Mrs. William G. Zehnder 
Majda and Raad Zeid P'97 
Margaret and A. Lee Zeigler P'87 
Francis J. Zeronda '75 
Jerold Zieselman '57 P'87 '92 
Dean O. Ziff 'Si 
Harr\' Zisson '61' 
Nanc\" Steinhaus Zisson '65 and 

William J. Zisson '63 P'91 
Ellen L. Rosen '79 and 

Michael S. Zuckert '80 
Beverly Heafitz Zweiman '66 
Anonvmous (12) 
Anonymous (4)* 

'Lifetime member 


The generosity of College Hill 
Society members is fundamental 
to helping maintain the excellence 
that places Brown among the 
nation's finest universities. 
The Society recognizes those 
individuals who have provided 
for Brown through bequests 
of Si, 000 or more, or through 
life income plans. Such planning 
benefits successive generations 
of young men and women who 
pass through the Van Wickle 

Ruth Woolf Adelson'26 

P'52 '56 GP'Si '86 
Ronald C. Agel '61 
Vaino A. Ahonen 's5 
Marion and Vernon R. Alden '45 

LLD'64 P'78 '81 '87 
E. Kent Allen '31 
Hugh B. Allison '46 
Grace Kennison Alpert '51 
Dwight R. Ambach '52 P'87 
Catherine Towne Anderson '45 
LeRoy F. Anderson '50 
Richard H. Anthony '25 
Henry J. Arnold '50 
Erwin Aymar '25 
Howard G. Baetzhold '44 
Robert R. Bair '47 
Walter V. Baker '39 P'69 '73 
Grace Snavely Ball '25 
Richard E. Ballou '66 
Richard C. Barker '57 
Herbert B. Barlow Ir. '46 
Betty Hovbick Barnev '36 and 

Walter G. Barney '38 P'63 
James O. Barnhill 
Annette Aaronian Baronian '36 
Mary and John T. Barrett '19 

P'67 '74 
Barbara Barus 
Catherine Forbush Bass '41 
Marjorie E. Battersby '31 
Chelis Bursley Baukus '42 
Arthur E. Beane Jr. '42 
David A. Belden '60 
lohn L. Benn '41 
Walter Bernard '24 
Robert G. Berry '44 
Irving A. Berstein '47 
Jean Schupbach Bidwell '54 and 

Bayard W. Bidwell 's4 
John P. Birkelund P'8i '82 '85 '88 
Helen Smith Birtwell '25 
Maurice A. Bissonnette '50 
Nanc\' Craig Blinn '45 
Donald T. Bliss '61 P'85 '92 
Edwin C. Bliss '47 
Frederick Bloom '40 P'71 
Lyman G. "Bill" Bloomingdale '35 

Grace Lillien Blumberg '40 
Wallace L. Bolton 'so 
Alice Van Hoesen Booth '36 
Lyle E. Bourne Jr. '^-^ 
Suzanne Griffiths Bower '^} and 

Glenn N. Bower '52 

P'77 '79 'S3 '87 
Marvin Bower '25 P'52 '56 '60 

GP'81 '84 
Carolyn Adams Bradley '46 and 

Earl H. Bradley '28 P'64 
Thomas F. Brady '51 
Daniel M. Braude '41 
Devra Miller Breslow 54 GP'gi 
Anne Hunt Brock '51 
David L. Brodsky '59 P'85 '88 '90 
Ned L, Brody '31 
Henry Bromberg '50 
Bette Lipkin Brown '46 
R. Harper Brown '45 
Robert P. Brown Jr. '27 
Mrs. Daniel L. Brown P'53 's8 

Henry G. Brownell '45 
Dorothy W. Budlong '32 

Celebrating Commitment to Brown ■ Manning Fellows ■ College Hill Society 

Rebecca Gass Budnitz '34 P'62 
Bernard V. Biionanno Sr. '31 

P'6o '66 GP'SS '9Z '95 \}6 
C. A. Burton '48 
WillardC. Butcher '4SP'79 
Adricnne L. Butler '73 
Lois Lindblom Buxton '43 

P'69 '75 
Gordon E. Cadwgan '36 P'64 
Annette and Richard Caleel P'87 
Marshall H. Cannell )r. '52 
Leonard E. Canner '40 P'69 
lames Cantor '29 P'66 GP'S6 '89 
lune Carpenter 
Shirley Hanson Carter '41 and 

F. Sherburne Carter '43 
Robert V. Carton '^o P'65 
Helen Horowitz Caslowitz 

P'54 '63 GP'77 '80 '88 '91 
|, Earle Caton '50 
Raymond H. Chace '34 P'62 
J. Richard Chambers '69 
JohnR. Chandler Jr. '57 P'89 
Bcniamin A, Chase '38 P'70 '7^ 
S. Read Chatterton '33 P'62 
Eugene Chernell '55 
)anet Cameron Claflin '45 and 

Robert C, Claflin '4^ P'73 '77 
Helen Macrae Clapp 
Charles F, Clarke |r. 'si P'91 
Vivian Bergquist Clarke '49 and 

Edward N. Clarke '46 PhD '51 
Maurice L. Clemence '34 
Sidney Clifford Ir. 's8 
P. Belknap Clough '54 and 

Richard A. Clough 'sz 
Carol R. and lerome L. Cobcn '66 
Martha Dickie Cogan '26 P'^S 

Edwin D. Cohen '^6 
Kip H. Cohen '50 P'86 
Marshall H. Cohen '54 
Bradley R. Coleman '=;S 
Ann Plankenhorn Collins '42 
Charles W. Colson '53 
loan Borden Colt '59 
C. lames Colville Jr. 'so 
Frank P. Comstock II '39 
George P. Conard II '41 
|ohn N, Cooper '32 
Phyllis Littman Corwin '38 
Donald E. Corzine '43 
Thomas A. Cotter Jr. '41 
James S. Coukos '55 P'90 '92 
Marjorie Dolt Cregar 
I- VVillard CruU '28 
Stuart F. Crump '43 P'67 
Mary Skaggs Cummer '40 
Foster B. Daxns Jr. '39 P'68 
Walter T. Davol '37 
Richmond A. Day '31 
Jack Despres '^6 
George R. Dewhurst '^3 
George N. Diederich '5; 
Cecelia Baker Dixon '34 and 

Ashton D. Dixon '■•,4 
Stephen H. Dollev 4^ 
Robert R, Dolt 'si 
Bruce M, Donaldson '43 
Clayton C. Dovey III '70 
Joseph L. Dowling Jr. '47 
Paul Drummond '32 

lack Drysdale '28 
Arnold Dunn '48 P'91 
William E. Eastham '48 
Jesse P. Eddy '28 
Nancy Cantor Eddy '48 
Rosabelle Winer Edeistein '12 
John S. Edgecomb '54 
James F. Edwards '39 P'68 
jean Tanner Edwards '45 and 

Knight Edwards '45 P'76 
lames A. Eisenman '44 P'78 
Ruth Burt Ekstrom '53 and 

Lincoln Ekstrom 's^ 
lames P. Elder '48 
HcnryP. Eldredgelir4i 
Karla C. Elrod '84 
Helen Gill Engles '39 and 

Robert T. Engles '40 
Stewart R, Essex '32 
H. Gerard Everall '36 P'69 
Constance F. Evrard P'71 
Irene H. Facha '78 
Barbara S. Fales 
Melville G. Farber '37 
Joseph H. Farnham Jr. '49 
Robert A. Fearon '51 P'75 '77 
William P. Feiten '^l P'57 
Sarah Marshall Fell '53 
Mattis I. Fern 'ss P'83 '86 
Julia Fcrnald P'H4 
Mildred Robinson Field '41 and 

David L. Field '36 P'6S 
Ellen Field P'56 GP'87 
Russell W. Field Jr. '40 
Virginia and John Findlay P's6 
Alice Berry Fink '44 P'73 
George M. C. Fisher MS'64 

PhD'66 P'SS '92 
Clyde K. Fisk '40 P'69 '72 

GP'9S '99 
William B. Flack '34 
Edith A. Fletcher '22 
Mary L. Fletcher si 
Jane Walsh Folcarelli '47 
John Foraste 
Ralph L. Foster Jr. '34 
Elsie Rodrigues Fraga '47 
Melvin S. Frank '46 
Gustave Freeman '29 P'66 
Ernest S. Frerichs '48 
Joseph H. Gainer Jr. '4'^ 
Wini Blacher Galkin 's2 and 

Robert T. Galkin '49 P'73 
Shirley M. Gallup '45 
Helena Hope Gammell '48 
Daniel M. Garr '52 
Richard S. Gates '19 
Susan E. Geary '67 MA'74 

PhD'76 and Jose Amor y 

Vazquez MA's2 PhD'57 
W. Ronald Giir3i 
Frank Giunta '40 
Joyce S. Classman P'88 
Stephen A, Glassman '72 and 

Mark N, Basile 
Walter Goetz '36 
Harold S. Gold '51 P'8i '82 'S6 
Seebert J, Goldowsky '28 
Marion Jagolinzer Goldsmith '41 
Joan Fitzgerald Golrick '47 P'75 
Arlene E. Gorton '52 
Evelyn Coulson Gosnell 
Robert E. Gosselin '41 P'76 
Grace and Kevin Gottlieb P'98 

M. Anthony Gould '64 P'97 

Arthur N. Green '49 

Frederick H. Greene Jr. '39 P'72 

Kenneth L. Greif 's7 

Celeste F. Griffin '41 

Jean Brown Gross 

Dagmar and Edgar M. Grout '28 

Richard A. Grout '42 

Eileen Gurll 

Janet B. Gustafson and 

Clifton S. Gustafson '41 
Barbara Kirk Hail 's2 and Edward 

G. Hail '49 P'7S '79 
Lawrence L. Hall '15 
Parker P. Halpern '37 P'72 '75 
Richard K. Hapgood '34 
lames A, Harmon '57 P'84 '91 
Ruth W. Harris '41 
William Harrison '38 
Edwin J. Hart PhD'34 
Jean Hart 

Penelope Hartland-Thunberg '40 
Earle M. Harvey '33 
Harold I. Hassenfeld '37 P'79 
Allen E. Hastings ''',4 
Elizabeth A. Hatton '57 
C. Douglas Hawkes '36 
Robert H. Hawley '54 
Harry B. HensheJ '40 P'77 
Madeleine L. Y. Heroux '41 
Barbara Herr 'ss 
Edith M. Herrmann '42 
Lacy B. Herrmann '50 P'82 
Douglas G. Herron '19 
Janice Milne Hess 's'^ and 

John R. Hess III '43 GP'99 
Julianne Hirshland Hill '43 
Winston E. Himsworth Jr. '62 
Morley Hitchcock '41 
H. William Hodges III '59 P'97 
Ernest H. Hofer '46 
Muriel Allen Hoffacker '41 and 

Clair O. Hoffacker 
Albert T. Hoke '62 
Elizabeth Preston Holding 
Russell S. Holland '51 
Shirley Severance Holmes 's2 

and Richard L. Holmes '44 
Robert I. Homma Jr. '40 
Caroline Woodbury Hookway '44 
Roland E. Hopps Jr. '41 
Janice S- Howard '49 
Melissa Tinker Howland '48 

and John A. Howland '48 
Richard H. Howland '31 
Thomas R. Huckins '38 
Roland A. Hueston Jr. '38 
Aline Davis Hulbert 
Arthur G. Humes '37 
Andrew M. Hunt '51 P'74 ■7s 
Rebecca ,\nderson Huntington 's4 

and Carroll A. Huntington Jr. 
Donald J. Huttner '57 P'SS '92 
Lois P. Ibell '36 
A. Michael impagliazzo '"^4 
Marjean Armitage Ingalls '32 

and Jeremy G. Ingalls '52 
H. Anthony Ittleson '60 P'89 '90 
Henry K. Jaburg Jr. '39 
Katherine Burt Jackson '12 
Ruth Hovey Jackson '29 

Peter H. Jacobs '69 
Margaret M. Jacoby '52 
L. Donald Jaffin '51 P'83 '84 '88 
Ann Morgan Jainsen 
Patrick J. James '32 
Walter E. Jansen '43 
W. Edgar Jessup Jr. '44 
George }. Joelson '4^^ 
Barbara Baker Johnson '48 
Edward A. Johnson '53 P'86 
Garv R. Johnson 'sS 
E. Lindsay lones 
Leland W. Jones '42 P'8o 
Wilfred F. Jones '43 
Robert L, Joslin '40 P'75 '80 
Martha S. Joukowsky 's8 and 

Artemis A. W. Joukowsky '55 

Walter F. Jusczyk '41 

P'70 '72 '79 GP'99 
Mae Kalill 
Kurt L. Kanim '64 
Alexander Kantor '38 P'70 
Herbert E. Kaplan 
Raymond E. Kassar '48 
Mrs, Barnaby C. Keeney 
John E. Kelly '76 
Douglas S. Kennedy '41 
Robert E- Kennedy '52 
Donald L. Kent '68 P'93 '95 
Elizabeth Goodale Kenyon '"^9 

and Robert W. Kenyon '36 
Joel S. Kern '49 
Jennifer Williams Ketay '63 
Charles B. Kiesel Jr. '36 
Mary Callahan Kindelan '49 

and James J. Kindelan '48 
Jane Bowen Kirkeby '64 and 

Arnold C. Kirkeby 
Marnix R. Koumans '86 
David I. Kramer '51 
Robert Kramer '43 
Robert O. Kramer 'So 
Anne Rossman Krause '4s 
Bella Skolnick Krovitz '33 
Heinz F. Kuebel 's9 
Beniamin V- Lambert '60 

P'Ss '88 '92 
David Landman '39 
Susie Langdon-Kass '58 
Marie J. Langlois '64 
Eleanor Francis Lanphe 
G. Myron Leach '44 
Dana G. Leavitt '48 
Virginia Leichter P'77 
Steven L. Lerner 
Paul E. Levesque '51 
Gerald R. Levine '^S P'84 
Mark E, Levine '70 
John G. Lewis Jr. '64 P'SS 
Robert V. Lewis '39 
Albert Lewitt '33 P'63 
Philip J. Lewitt '63 
John E. Liebmann '41 P'69 
Lydia F. Linton '31 
Frederick Lippitt 
Marv Ann Lippitt 
Deborah J. Lisker '72 
Walter Lister '4'^ 
Mrs. Bancroft Littlefield 
Joseph F. Lockett Jr. '42 
Kent A. Logan '66 
Ronald E. Long '65 P'93 
Edwin F. Lovering '3S P'73 

Davis P. Low '31 

Theodore F. Low '49 P'83 '85 

Ruth Bugbee Lubrano '2^ P'52 

Robert W. Luken '67 
Marilla Whitman Lund '37 
Roland H. MacDoweli '51 
Barbara Webb Mackenzie 'si 
William M. Mackenzie '31 P'6o 

W. Duncan MacMillan 
Helen Magee '30 
Louise Makepeace '47 P'84 
James H, Maker '19 
Phyllis Reynolds Manley '49 P'74 
Bruce A. Mansfield '54 P'80 
Gertrude Marcus '39 
Ida Noble Marschner '28 
Nathaniel M. Marshall '44 P'68 
Elinor L. Martin '32 
Arthur D. Marx Jr. '44 
Stanley H. Mason '19 
Walter J. Matthews '33 
EUiot E. Maxwell '68 
Lucas B. Mayer '38 
Alan P. Maynard '47 
Horace S. Mazet '26 
John K. Mclntyre '39 
Phihp H. Mc LaughUn '38 P'6i 
David 1- Meehan '47 
Mrs. Charles Mercer 
John S- Merchant '50 
Carol Jenckes Meyer '43 and 

Kingsley N. Meyer '43 
Arthur E. Miller '22 P'so GP'73 
Irving E. Miller '48 P'Sg 
Jean E. Miller '49 
Samuel Millman '46 
Irving O. Miner '27 
Beatrice C. Minkins '36 
Alfred I. Miranda '46 
Barbara Hobart Mitten '54 and 

Roger C. Mitten '55 
Christiane R. Mollet '73 
Zachary P. Morfogen '50 P'87 
Charlotte Cook Morse '64 
Edmond N. Morse '44 P'71 '74 '79 
Robert W, Morse ScM'47 PhD'49 
E. Butler Moulton Jr. '39 
Frank R. Moulton Jr. '46 
Norma Caslowitz Munves '54 and 

Edward Munves Jr. '52 P'77 '80 
Winthrop R. Munyan '42 
Mary J. Mycek '48 
Helen Myers 

Samuel M. Nabrit ScM'28 PhD'32 
Allan S. Nanes '41 
Roberta Stockwell Nash 
Pearl Glueck Nathan 
Edmond A. Neal '36 P'55 '66 '63 

GP'76 '90 '94 
Dorothy Noble Newmarker '31 
George B. Newton Jr. '57 
Barbara Kraft Newton '42 and 

Russell O. Newton '41 
Allan F. Nickerson '30 
H. Rorbert Nissley '43 
George H. Norton 'si P'82 
Mildred Braunstein Novogroski 

'34 and Arthur Novogroski 'ii 
Reevan ]. Novogrod 'yS MAT'6o 
John T. Nowell '48 
Nancy Noyes '45 

62 Celebrating Commitment to Brown ■ College Hill Society 

Ella Coleman Oberdorf P'6o 

Peter S. Oberdorf '60 

Peggy A. Ogden '53 

Arthur M. Oppenheimer '39 P'70 

'73 GP'96 
Philip C. Osberg '44 
Cirl W. Otto '50 
Alfred J. Owens '36 
Mrs, Louis B. Palmer 
Margaret Preston Palmer '38 

and Edward L. Palmer '38 
George S. Parker '51 P'75 
Eliot F. Parkhurst '43 
)(>hn C, Parry IV '65 P'91 
Patricia M. Patricelli 58 
Grace Costagliola Perry '44 

Winslow A, Robbms '34 P'63 '76 
William 1- Roberts 42 P'8o '83 
Lawrence V. Robmson Jr. 
David Rockefeller GP'95 
Beulah Leathers Roensch '23 
Barbara Orkin Rogers '44 and 

Leonard S. Rogers '44 P'69 '75 
Anita Bellows Rogowski '31 
Paul G. Rohrdanz '41 P'72 
Louise Parker Romanoff '40 
Robert B. Rosen '65 
Jay H. Rossbach Jr. '43 
Chrystal Rothamel 
M. Boris Rotman 
Charles B. Round '38 
Beatrice Rubenstein 

Anne H. Shea 
Henry F. Shea Jr. '^i 
Lawrence }. Shepard '49 
Robert S. Sherman '31 P'69 GP'5 
Renee Rose Shield '70 PhD'84 
James S. Siegal '46 
Lawrence A. Siff '84 
Robert M. Siff '48 P'83 '84 
Macic Fain Silver P'67 and 

Caroll M, Silver 
Richard N. Silverman '45 
Harvey B. Sindle '51 
Kenneth S. Sisson '50 P'79 
Ruth E. Sittler '33 
Harold S. Sizer '29 P'64 
Robert R. Skinner '66 

Marleah Hammond Strominger 

'47 P'76 '78 
Pike H. Sullivan Jr. '49 P'8o 
Christopher J. Sumner '68 P'gS 
F. Hartwell Swaffield '37 P'75 
Albert B. Tabor Jr. '36 
Charles V. Tallman '37 
Frances M. Tallman '47 
Charles E. Taylor '81 
Mortimer L. Taylor '33 
Norman C. Taylor '45 
Ann B. Tebbetts '34 
Martin M. Temkin '50 
Paul L. Thayer '31 P'6^ '71 
Evelyn Lawrence Thomas '14 
Wesley R. Thompson '26 

M. Kevin Voyles '76 
Emery R. Walker Jr. '39 
Owen F. Walker '33 
Richard C. Walker '40 
Robert W. Walker '43 
L. Metcalfe Walling '30 
James F. Walsh '49 
Ernest Ward 'so 
Isabelle Kent Warren 
Lawrence Clifton Wei '71 
Stephen E. Weil '49 P'8o '82 
Lillian Hicock Wentworth '35 P'74 
Frank J. Wezniak '34 P'89 
Mrs- James L. Whitcomb 
Mildred Depasquale White '38 
and Charles J. White '37 P'62 

Rosanne and Harry C. Kirkpatrick '42 GP'95, who established a 
professorship to honor one of Brown's most beloved teachers, Robert Gale 

Noyes '21, attended the dedication of the chair with Justin Broackes, 

the first Robert Gale Noyes Assistant Professor in the Humanities. Other 

professorships established during the year include the Stephen Robert 

Assistant Professorship in the Humanities, endowed by Stephen Robert '62 

P'91; the Louis and Elizabeth Scherck Distinguished Professorship in 
the Geological Sciences, endowed by Elizabeth and Louis Scherck '28; and 

the Marilyn and Charles H. Doebler IV Directorship of Admission, 

endowed by Charles A. Banks Jr. '62, Albert Y. Bingham Jr. '65, Daniel M. 

Cain '68, James M. Seed '63, Peter S. Voss '68 and Eugene E. White '51. 

lula Morse Pfautz '^4 and 

Harold W. Pfautz '40 
Henry G. Phelps '39 
Elizabeth A. Picard '42 
Norman Pierce 't,^ P'6t 
Maurice M. Pike '21 
Selma F. Pilavin-Robinson 
lanct Rcch Pinkham 'so P'8o 
Ronald E. Plantc '64 
Edward W, Poitras '58 
Devara Abramson Poll '42 
Beth Becker Pollock '51 P'73 '76 
Mrs, Charles A. Post 
Lotte Van Geldern Povar '48 and 

Morris L. Povar 
Ruth Manlcy Powers '37 
Gertrude Heyer Prager P'47 
Sudie Mae and Roy Priest P'90 
Hannah A. L. Quint P'59 

GP'8s '87 
Harold W. Rasmussen '^2 
Madeline Raymond 
Frank S. Read '35 P'65 
Doris Brown Reed '27 
Edward W. Reed |r, 
Bonnie and Thomas Rcilly Jr. P'94 
Beverly S. Ridgcly 
Elisabeth Stillwell Ripton '26 

Miriam B, Rutman 

Frances Tompson Rutter '41 and 

William D. Rutter 
Edna B. Salomon GP'90 '92 '94 '97 
Barbara and 

Guida R. Salvadore '51 P'86 
Robert P. Sanchez '58 P'89 
Donald L. Saunders '57 and 

Liv Ullmann DFA'88 
Jack Savran 
John M. Sayward '14 
Mrs. Parkman Sayward P's'i 
James G. Scanzaroli '44 
William C. Schnell '63 
Florette Schoen 

JoAnn and Robert Scholes P'.Ss 
Joyce Cohen Schreiber '51 and 

I, Jack Schreiber '30 P'77 
Elizabeth Hunt Schumann '40 
Anne Jacobson Schutte '62 
Diane E, Scola '59 
Dorothy Pope Scott 
Norman E. Searle '-^o 
Harold Seidman '^4 
Ralph H. Seifert '^o 
Manuel Selengut '30 P'64 
Stephen L. Sepinuck '81 
Peggy and Henry D. Sharpe Jr. 

'45 P'77 '78 '86 
Doris Shawen 

George G. Slade '39 
Elisabeth Rice Smart '37 
Richard P. Smart '33 
Priscilla Phillips Smith '40 and 

Henry H. Smith '40 
Homer P. Smith '29 
Isabella Lawton Smith 
Robert I. Smith '40 P'66 
Robert L. Smith '14 
Ruth Neuscheler Smith 
Stedman W. Smith '^6 
Warren |. Smith Jr. '32 
Mrs. Wilbur F. Smith 
Janet E. Solomon '69 
Richard L. Solomon '40 P'69 
Robert D. Solomon '71 
Edith Bryce Soule 
Harvey M. Spear '42 
Helen R- Spector '67 
Mary Swift Spence '43 P'67 '69 
W. Thomas Spencer Jr. '73 
Dean R. Staats '46 
C. William Stamm '58 P'93 
Christopher Siannard 
W. Selden Steiger '34 
Karl E. Stein '30 
Martha Hunt Stevens '45 

Joan Kopf Tiedemann '58 P'S4 '87 
Charles C. Tillinghast )r. '32 P'6i 

'67GP'83 '84 '85 '89 '96 
Phyllis Van Horn Tillinghast '51 
Reade Y. Tompson '40 
Sara Dowty Toney '35 
Helen Tasman Tourigney '41 and 

Robert A. Tourigney '41 
Esther Bouchard Tracy '46 and 

Richard J. Tracy '46 

P'76 '79 'Si '85 
Clotilde Sonnino Treves '49 P'8i 
Theresa E. Trifari '37 
Lisa Bishop Tuckerman '86 
Wendy Judge Tuller '6^ 
Nancy B, Turck '68 and 

D. Patrick Maley III '67 
R. E. Turner '60 
William G. Tyrrell '37 
Greta Uhlig 
John F. Ulen '44 
Thomas Z. Van Raalite '42 
Phebe Phillips Vandersip RUE'96 

and Henry A. Vandersip '56 
Nancy Russell Versaci '71 P'76 
John M. Volkhardt '39 
William S. von Arx '42 
Dorothy H. Von Hacht '45 

William C, Whittemore '33 
Isaac H. Whyte Jr. '36 
Robert M. Wigod '34 P'84 '88 
Evelyn L. Williams '76 
Enid Wilson '43 
Frank E. Wilson '42 
James D. Wilson '39 
Richard D. Wilson '51 
Ronald E. Wilson '78 
Harriet Rotman Wilson 'qo and 

Ronald S. Wilson '50 P'77 
Etta Franklin Wilson 's2 and 

Winthrop B. Wilson si 
Charles R. Wmterrowd '40 
Norman T. Woodberrv' '39 
William C. Worthington Jr. '61 
Agnes D. Wrinn '4s 
Barbara Wriston MA'42 
Christian C. Yegen Jr. '65 
Kathr\'n Mersey Yochelson 
Louise Laviolette Yohe '34 
Phyllis Baldwin Young '45 P'87 
Robert H. Zeff '62 P'92 
Paul H. Zimmering '74 MD'79 
Linda Logowitz Zindler 's9 
Dudley A. Zinke '■^9 
John A. Zinke '44 
Anonymous (11) 

Celebrating Commitment to Brown • College Hill Societv 63 


By Nornicin Boucher 

Into the woods 

Last night brought the season's first 
snow. It amounted to a quarter- 
inch at best, but Nicole, my three-year- 
old, was wild with glee over the look 
and feel of the stuff. I couldn't convince 
her to come inside. "Come out and 
play," she pleached, and so I did, throw- 
ing and kicking the crystals and sprin- 
kling them into our hair. Then, follow- 
ing urges the Anasazi must have felt a 
thousand vears ago, we made our 
mark: footprints and letters we could 
see from the living room once our cold 
hands had driven us back inside. 

At moments like this I'm reminded 
why, after fourteen years on the same 
Boston block, I've moved to the edge of 
a 1,500-acre wildlife sanctuary deep in 
the suburbs. "Get out of the city before 
it's too late," a friend had written a few 
months before. A New Hampshire natu- 
ralist, he was concerned my feel for 
nature would atrophy, undernourished 
in a world where electric light out- 
muscles starlight, where the dazzle at 
ground level diverts attention from the 
galaxies above the rooftops. I, on the 
other hand, worried about Nicole. She'd 
become so accustomed to sidewalks that 
when she first stepped barefoot onto 
summer grass she was a year-and-a-half 
old. The sensation was so odd she lifted 
one foot and raised her arms. "Carry 
me," she said. 

Now she can run out our kitchen 
door and leave tracks in the snow. But 
the woods are another matter. When 
we first moved here, she and I went off 
for little hikes, picking up acorns and 
pine cones as we walked. Recently, 
though, she's resisted entering the trail 
up the bluff behind our house. If I insist, 
it's "carry me" again, and only a few 
yards into the wall of trees she wants to 
turn back. As long as I can remember, 
the woods have been my place of solace. 
Now I look around and try to see what 
my daughter sees. 

Tagging along with Nicole, I redis- 
cover dormant early memories and real- 
ize how tired my angle of vision has 
become. Suddenly she makes the worn 
and stale vivid and sharp again, an 
alchemy I need more acutely every day. 
My work nudges me ever deeper into 
a virtual world and away from a child's 
universe of physical sensations. Four- 
teen years ago I typed my stories on a 
manual typewriter and tracked down 
facts in library books whose margins 
bore the occasional Yes! of a previous 
reader. Work was still a physical thing, 
with shape and texture and weight. 

Computers have changed all this. 
Though the Rockefeller Library is a two- 
minute walk from my office, I do most 
of my research on-line. People fax me 
things instead of dropping them off. I've 
learned to solicit a quotable opinion via 
e-mail, which requires me to imagine a 
person's voice without ever having 
heard its timbre or pitch. 

This virtual world is Nicole's world. 
At the age of three she manipulates the 
mouse on my wife's computer well 
enough to design and print her own 
birthday-party invitations. She long ago 
mastered the VCR and the CD player. 

These are survival skills for the virtual 
life, but what kind of lite is it? My 
daughter hoards cold snow until it hurts 
her hands, yet she's beginning to prefer 
the animated woods of Disney's Benith/ 
mid the Beast to those outside her door. 
The smells and shadows of the real forest 
seem to awaken an internal galaxy of 
chaos and cruelty more frightening to her 
than the wolves in the video. Physical 
experience is already giving way to faux 
realitv, responding to a culture where 
nature docimientaries replace nature and, 
if we only had the know-how, we would 
take the cold out of snow. 

Fortunately, kids are bom pawing Ufe 
over, not sitting back and watching. Tlie 
trick is to keep that instinct alive in a 
world of electronic dazzle. That's why 
I've moved to the edge of the woods. The 
other night Nicole and I went outside to 
watch the stars. The moon hadn't risen 
yet, and the air was so clear the Milky 
Way was a glowing fiber-optic cable. 

"Look at all the stars," I said. "There 
are so many of them." 

A look of concern crossed Nicole's 
upraised face. "There's no room for the 
moon," she said. Yes, I thought. That's 
the problem exactlv. ED 

64 / DECEMBER 1995 



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